INCREDIBLE Lightning Show North of Flagstaff, AZ!

Eugene Thieszen and myself sat north of Flagstaff for over two hours, waiting patiently for developing storms to finally unleash tons of lightning. I was about to give up hope until, near sunset, the final storms of the day finally showed their fury. The bolts varied from massive branched bolts to quick single strokes. It…

Beautiful monsoon skies near Flagstaff, AZ

I absolutely love chasing the high desert of Northern Arizona during monsoon season. The landscapes are absolutely breathtaking, but in a different sort of way. The area around/near Flagstaff is one of my favorite places in the whole country, and seeing storms over this area is almost a yearly tradition. In this video, myself and…

Tracking down an Arizona Dust Storm

A cluster of storm cells pushed out a lot of outflow south and west of Casa Grande, Arizona. This set the stage for a classic southwest monsoon event: A dust storm. We positioned ourselves west of Casa Grande, AZ as we saw dust emerge in the distance. It was clear that we were about to…

Stormy Vistas of SE Arizona’s Monsoon Season

Witness the majesty of the monsoon season in SE Arizona in our latest video. Join Raychel and Eugene on a serene chase through Arizona’s stunning landscape as they track a picturesque cell with solid monsoon structure. While this storm may not have produced the most dramatic lightning strikes, the moody atmosphere and breathtaking vistas were…

Electric Adventure: Monsoon Lightning in SW New Mexico

Join Raychel and Eugene on a thrilling monsoon storm chasing adventure in southwest New Mexico! We were lucky to watch in awe as the sky transformed into a canvas of dark clouds and vivid lightning bolts during our first storm chase of the week. With towering cloud to ground lightning strikes, this storm was a…