Audra Thomas posing in front of an tornado swirling a mile away from her family farm (in the background). The tornado cut across the farm and destroyed a barn. Photographed south of Beaver City, Nebraska in April 1989 by Audra’s mother, Marrilee Thomas.
Super-cell Lightning, Snyder, Nebraska Under a super-cell thunderstorm, a "wall cloud" or "pedestal cloud" may form. This is frequently associated with tornadoes and micro-bursts. Here, a "cloud-to-ground" lightning bolt strikes from a wall cloud.