2/20/2014 Memphis, TN Tornado-Warned Storm

Major severe weather event threatens the Mississippi Valley following two months of brutal cold and winter storms.  Tornadoes and supercell thunderstorms threaten areas from Louisiana to Illinois.  Meteorologists and storm chasers capture a dangerous wall cloud from a tornado-warned supercell thunderstorm as it passes over Memphis, TN at rush hour.

All shots were taken during the daylight afternoon and early evening of February 20th, 2014


1-3. wide and pushed in shots of wall cloud from Tornado-warned supercell thunderstorm over Memphis, TN with heavy rush hour traffic

4-7. various shots of heavy rush hour traffic in Memphis, TN as tornado-warned supercell thunderstorm passes over city

8. pushed-in shot of colorful clouds from sunset over Memphis, TN following passage of tornado-warned supercell thunderstorm

9. pushed-in shot of "Tennessee" welcome sign near Memphis

10. pushed-in shot of Memphis, TN radar image with tornado-warned supercell thunderstorm over city and storm chaser's position