5/26/2010 Massive Colorado Hail Storm.

BNVN Weather Paparazzi Tony Laubach was out with the Twistex.org research team today for the storms in Colorado.

A massive hail storm hit east of Denver, CO today in Hudson and Wiggins Counties. Hail fell for over a half an hour in some area and piled up to almost a foot deep. Snow plows were out trying to clear the hail covered roads for motorists and emergency vehicles.

In the video which is over eight minutes long, it documents the large hail and the destruction to vehicles and vegetation as the hail smashed into motorists and ripped the leafs from the trees.

Additional footage shows hail falling in a lake and in a creek with water splashing from the large hail stones falling at terminal velocity from the severe thunderstorm.

The video includes a lot of various shots of the hail storm and aftermath of the hail storm including why it is not a good idea to block the underpasses by parking under them during a hail storm as emergency vehicles can not get through.

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05/24/2010 Bison, SD Wedge Tornado

This is part 1 of 2 from May 24 video package. Damage video and raw North Dakota tornado are included in second video package.

Large cone/wedge tornado along SD-73 southeast of Bison, South Dakota as it moved north/northwest. Video package opens with a handheld shot of the large wedge tornado looking to the southeast. Next shot is a handheld wide shot of the entire rotating meso. Following shots include steady dash-mount shots during the tornado’s life cycle. Tornado transitions into a stout cone as it crosses SD-73 southeast of Bison. Last shot of rope out looking west.

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5/22/2010 Edmund County, Tornado Outbreak

May 22, 2010, Amazing tornado outbreak across northern South Dakota. Opening shot of a large, violent, wedge tornado 3 miles north of Bowdle, South Dakota. Next shot a zoomed in, close up shot (full screen, max zoom) of a high-tension tower crashing to the ground as the wedge tornado approached (pretty cool shot). Next shot as wedge transitions into a very stout cone tornado. Next shot of a drive-by of a damaged house along US-12 west of Bowdle. Next shot of the wedge with a cemetery in the foreground. Next shot of one of the day’s first tornadoes developing and touching down east of Lowry, SD. Next shot approaching the Bowdle wedge from the west along US-12. Next shot of a tornado north of Roscoe, SD that is hollowed out on the bottom of the funnel. Last scene of a low contrast needle tornado north of Ipswich, SD.

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SID: Tony Laubach

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5/22/2010 Violent Tornado in Edmunds County South Dakota

May 22, 2010 – High Def footage of a violent wedge tornado hit north central South Dakota on Saturday evening near the small town of Bowdle, SD.

Video starts out with a Cone tornado about a mile away. Chris Collura is recording the tornado in the second clip while taking cover in a ditch as winds gusting to over 70 miles as the rear flank downdraft of the tornadoes winds hit the area while other chasers drive towards the large tornado.

Video continues with a side POV shot while driving as a huge tornado is just a half mile away.

The rest of the footage shows a huge wedge tornado with close-up shots of the side of the tornado with debris flying in the air with a pull back show to show the whole tornado. Video ends with various shots of the tornado along the road about a mile away from the camera man.

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SID: Chris Collura

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