Live From The Field: NHRA Leah Pritchett

LAS VEGAS, NV – OCTOBER 27: Pritchett piloted her Pennzoil Top Fuel dragster to a 3.705 pass at 326.63 miles per hour during the second qualifying session to set the track elapsed time record. She will be racing for her second No. 1 qualifier of the season and of her Top Fuel career.

Live From The Field: NHRA Leah Pritchett

LAS VEGAS, NV – OCTOBER 27: Pritchett piloted her Pennzoil Top Fuel dragster to a 3.705 pass at 326.63 miles per hour during the second qualifying session to set the track elapsed time record. She will be racing for her second No. 1 qualifier of the season and of her Top Fuel career.    

Storm Shots I July 2009

  2009 JULY 22:  Monsoon moisture fueled an outbreak of severe thunderstorms that produced high winds and extremely dangerous cloud to ground lightning in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

Storm Shots July 2014

July 07:2014: Upon returning from Sunday’s chase I noticed the underside of the chase vehicle was coated in oil. I decided it was best to work on locating the source of the oil leak and fix it because there would be more days of chasing ahead.  As I was tearing down the engine looking for the leak, I kept noticing the sky getting darker. The winds began to kick up and the air the air smelled like rain. Wrenching along on the engine, I kept seeing flashes of lightning out…

Storm Shots July 06, 2014

July 06, 2014: Conditions looked favorable for storms in the area. I loaded up the truck and headed north again towards Coyote Springs. The sky is always amazing during the monsoon season and I watched as several cells moved around the area producing rain accompanied with lightning. Right at dusk, I decided to drive east towards the town of Moapa. The radar showed a storm moving across the Morman Mountains towards the west. I was in a good position to catch the storm as it moved across the desert to…

Storm Shots July 05, 2014

July 05, 2014: After reading the hazardous weather outlook by the NWS in Las Vegas, the chance to see and photograph lightning was a gamble however we decided it was worth the effort to drive towards the Lincoln county line and set up the cameras.  The NWS hazardous weather outlook for the evening: THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST ARIZONA…CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHERN NEVADA. .DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING ERRATIC GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT. SOME DRY…