Stormy weather

Challenge #1 in the Idee che mi piacciono series. Hosted by Roberto Piazza.
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Supercell Thunderstorm La Plata MD
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This image was taken from a commercial airplane flying from Philadelphia to Atlanta. This supercell thunderstorm produced a F4 tornado in the town of La Plata MD. The bulge at the top of the storm is called an overshooting top depicting an extremely strong updraft... I really wish I had a SLR at the time of this picture... Just a 1.3 mp Olympus...
Submitted: Wednesday, 17th June, 2009 13:19 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 28th April, 2002
Focal length: 5.6 mm
Shutter speed: 1/84 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 160
Notes: Cleaned it up a little bit in photoshop... needed some despeckling since it was shot with a 1.3 mp camera...
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