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El Reno, Ok Tornado

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Friday May 31, 2013

El Reno, OK (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: It's hard to even be excited about the second wedge of the week. As many of you have probably heard, Tim Samaras, his son Paul Samaras, and his chase partner Carl Young were killed when their chase vehicle was impacted by this tornado. Tim wasn't just another chaser, he was one of the forefather of storm and tornado research. His presence in tornado alley will be sorely missed. UPDATE: Tornado now rated EF5. Widest tornado on record at 2.6 miles wide. A DOW truck measured 296mph winds.

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7. tardo
1:10 AM GMT on June 04, 2013
I was SO bummed out when I heard that. He was always the safer one. I was deeply saddened.
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6. ruralartist
10:20 PM GMT on June 03, 2013
Sad to hear about Tim and his son & crew member! Take care of yourself!!
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5. kristinarinell
7:11 PM GMT on June 03, 2013
fantastic weather shot...my condolences and stay safe!
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4. Madermade
2:08 PM GMT on June 03, 2013
Superior weather shot, but saddened that it came at the cost of lives and property. I offer my prayers and condolences.
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3. Dharmsweetiedog
12:49 PM GMT on June 03, 2013
Thank you for sharing this picture and it's story in honor of your friends who died doing what they obviously loved.
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2. luvne32
12:36 PM GMT on June 03, 2013
I am saddened. Special condolences to the families.
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1. zomibe
6:46 AM GMT on June 03, 2013
awesome shot stay safe though
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About weatherfanatic2010

weatherfanatic2010

My name is Dylan and I'm 22. I live in a little town called Bowie, Texas. I've been taking pictures my entire life, but 3 years ago I bought my first DSLR a few months before I went storm chasing for the first time. I'm addicted to both now. I've had 3 successful years of chasing and I've seen 22 tornadoes and countless supercells. recently I've become interested in astronomy and astrophotography. Most of my pictures are either weather or space related but I enjoy photographing just about anything! Anyways, enjoy!

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