Tag Archives: Midwest Views

Blue Sky, Buds & Buzzards (signs of spring)

Half Moon through the Silver Maple Flowers
Silver Maple flowers opening up
Like the Capistrano swallows, Turkey Buzzards show up around the same time every spring.
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Fire Through the Corn

The sun setting at the end of the first day of September. There was a tornado warning this evening, so what do we do? Take off in the truck to take pictures. The sirens were going off as I took these.
We saw a bit of the funnel cloud (off to the left of this picture) just as it was dissipating.
Unfortunately I didn’t get a good shot of it. The storm broke up shortly after and as of this post, I haven’t heard of any damage.

You can just see a bit of the wall cloud at the bottom center of this picture and at the top was a swarm of dragonflies.