Tuesday, May 01, 2012

First Thunderstorm Of The Year!

Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued just after noon as heavy rain, intense lighting and pea size hail was reported with the first thunderstorm of the year hit the city of Regina, Saskatchewan

The following photos were taken after the storm.
Mammatus Clouds in Downtown Regina 3pm

Sepia effect

Canada Geese relaxing in the park after the storm

Seagulls by Wascana Lake

Regina, Saskatchewan Skyline with Kayaks on Wascana Lake

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Storm & Wildlife Photographer.
NON-PROFIT Volunteer Storm Caster
Relay Of Severe Weather Alerts/Reports

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Kayaking, bird watching, fishing and wildlife photography are my summer hobbies when waiting for storms. See my adventures on YouTube!

I build a daily map of storm risk for the Canadian Prairies to accomplish two things. One, translate the complications of the meteorologists into something simple that the public can understand clearly. Two, become a buffer on social media to either raise the alarm and calm the masses depending on the level of hype.

Storm chasing is limited nowadays to a few photo ops by the lake at Wascana in Regina or up north at Pratt. Generally, I spend more time nowcasting for chasers around Saskatchewan which saves on gas and keeps me safe in my studio/bunker.

Once storm season comes to an end in August, gaming season then begins. Find me on Twitch.com/jaredmysko playing non-violent games like Forza and FIFA.

Thanks for all the likes, shares, comments and encouragement. Stay safe and enjoy the weather!