Weather photos

This powerful thunderstorm with its impressive rainshaft was photographed from Mattoon by Susan Vethocke.

Photo courtesy of Susan Vethocke, Mattoon, IL

Photo courtesy of Susan Vethocke, Mattoon, IL

This 3 frame frame panorama comes from Nick Ulivieri and was taken of Thursday evening’s South Side storm which kick out 77 mph wind gusts downing trees and power lines. Nick calls this the worst storm he remembers seeing.

Photo courtesy of Nick Ulivieri, South Side of Chicago

Photo courtesy of Nick Ulivieri, South Side of Chicago

 

Sprawling Bermuda high signals summer’s return over 4th of July weekend; gusty t-storm clusters to mingle with near 90-degree temps

This 3 frame frame panorama comes from Nick Ulivieri and was taken of Thursday evening's South Side storm which kick out 77 mph wind gusts downing trees and power lines.  Nick calls this the worst storm he remembers seeing. Photo courtesy of Nick Ulivieri, South Side of Chicago

Photo courtesy of Kirsten Hanson, Hoffman Estates, IL

Jodi Mair sends us this photo of the northern lights which were visible from just west of Batavia Saturday night.

Photo courtesy of Jodi Mair, Near Batavia, IL

Photo courtesy of Jodi Mair, Near Batavia, IL

Towering cumulus clouds shot from Wheaton on Sunday

Photo courtesy of Christian Legan, Wheaton, IL

Photo courtesy of Christian Legan, Wheaton, IL

Here’s a shot of towering cumulus clouds shared by Christopher Smith.

Photo courtesy of Christopher Smith

Photo courtesy of Christopher Smith