NSSL retired scientist Don Burgess pioneered the concept of "nowcasting" by using radar to direct an NSSL research team during a tornado intercept and lead the discovery of the "tornado vortex signature" seen in radar displays. Burgess leads the NO-XP mobile radar team. Nebraska, Omaha. 2009 May 31. Photographer: Susan Cobb, NOAA/OAR/NSSL. Credit: VORTEX II
Severe threat has shifted east today, stretching from Wisconsin through northeast Arkansas, with the main concern being damaging wind gusts. The tornado threat is primarily confined to northern Illinois and central and southern Wisconsin.
Front Street and Cowboy Museum, Ogallala, Nebraska. I spent an amazing summer working at Front Street. Waiting tables in the restaurant during the day, singing in the show at night, swimming at the lake on my days off.
The Gettysburg Address and Gettysburg National Cemetery - November mark the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address. The Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863 was his inspiration. Share the Experience photo by Elaine Brisson.