A monstrous supercell is born in McCook, Neb., on June 19
Storm-chasing photographer Mike Hollingshead makes a living diving into dangerous situations to document the raging turmoil of a thoroughly pissed-off atmosphere. This footage of a supercell thunderstorm forming in McCook, Neb., represents some of the finest work in Hollingshead's "Extreme Instability" portfolio, which you can see more of here.
Another view of the Tower of Doom
It kind of looks like a potter's misshapen first efforts, magnified 1.5 million times.