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    Posted on Oct 13, 2015

    19 Apocalyptic Photos Of Storms And Supercells From Kansas And Beyond

    Intrepid storm chaser Dennis Oswald has been chasing 100mph storms for nearly 15 years.

    Originally from Neuss, Germany, Dennis Oswald loves the thrill of chasing enormous storms in his home country and the United States's "tornado alley".

    Oswald snaps colourful and formidable storms, getting as close as he dares.

    1. A mothership supercell just north of Howard, Kansas.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News

    2. A tornadic supercell crossing the I-40 road just west of Amarillo, Texas.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News

    The 34-year-old told Caters News: “I've been interested in weather and photography since I was a teenager. I saw people chasing storms in the US and thought 'I could do that too’.”

    3. A mothership supercell approaching eastern Colorado.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News

    4. A huge storm approaching desert Artesia, New Mexico.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News

    "There have been a lot of unique storms over the years,” Dennis told Caters News. "One of my favourites was the Howard supercell in Kansas, which looked great with the sun setting underneath. Another time I witnessed seven tornadoes in single day near Rago in Kansas."

    5. A huge supercell storm moving through northern Texas just after sunset.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News


    6. Supercell scenery in Decatur, Texas.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News


    7. Northern Oklahoma storm clouds.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News


    8. A supercell storm near Henrietta, Texas.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News

    9. A supercell storm in Kansas.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News

    "This is an amazing supercell with setting sun underneath ... perfect structure and light on this beautiful storm in Kansas." – Dennis Oswald

    10. Tornadic supercell crossing Highway 281 near Seward, Kansas.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News

    11. Lightning in Kansas.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News

    12. A lightning show in Hugoton, Kansas.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News

    13. A shelfcloud from a supercell in northern Kansas at sunset.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News

    14. Bow-echo approach just west of Jlich, Germany.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News

    "The most dangerous storm I chased was the bow-echo storm in my hometown of Neuss. ... The wind gusts were so intense and lots of trees were damaged or completely destroyed ... It was very difficult to get in a safe place – trees were flying all over the place.” – Dennis Oswald

    15. Storm scenery near Pratt, Kansas.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News

    16. Supercell in Tipton, Oklahoma.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News

    17. An EF3 tornado rips through a windmill farm.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News

    "Many of the windmills were destroyed right after this photo was taken." – Dennis Oswald

    18. A tornado tears through the Great Plains in Rozel, Kansas.

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News

    "I'm already planning my next adventure." – Dennis Oswald

    19. Storm clouds in Rapid City, South Dakota

    Dennis Oswald / Caters News

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