The #5 photo of 2014 is a close shot from the Great Bend, KS shelf cloud that was featured as the #6 photo of the year. As this massive storm moved to the east the layers were more defined and a lightning strike added a bit of flare. Orange and purple hues framed the clouds and the inflow winds pulled the plant life towards the storm sending the eye straight to the subject. It was a photogenic storm and quite the chase day.
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