Two of the victims were contractors for the Weather Channel.
Storm chaser Mike Hollingshead took these images of dangerous severe weather storms in Nebraska. Amazingly, Hollingshead created the GIFs from single photos (not time-lapses or videos) using Photoshop.
Weather photographer Kelly DeLay got more than he bargained for when taking a family photo in front of a supercell storm in Guymon, Oklahoma.
Scott Sheppard was shooting video out a car window Tuesday near Fairburn, South Dakota, when he was suddenly hit by lightning. Fortunately, he's OK.
A self-proclaimed storm chaser came way too close to a tornado Monday and was lucky to be alive after a narrow escape that was captured on video near Tupelo, Miss.
Storm chaser and meteorologist Reed Timmer intercepted a tornado Sunday northeast of Edmond, Oklahoma. Don't try this at home kids.
Richard Heene is the father of balloon boy, aka Falcon Heene, whose harrowing accidental flight in a helium baloon is being broadcast to the nation right now.