Sometimes in storm chasing, you want to be a little closer. And sometimes you find yourself just slightly out of position due to roads or some other unfortunate factor.

In any case, knowing how a supercell looks from every side will aid you in diagnosing storm features and what your next move is. In this storm anatomy guide, we take a look at two different views. One from the back, one from the front and we diagnose some features and talk a bit about escape routes.

Be sure to check out more of our storm anatomy guides, you can find the full selection on our website here: