Storm chasers Phil Berg (left) and Justin Walker (right) finish loading their probe truck with tornado pods in Grand Island, Nebraska, May 30, 2009. Phil and Justin work for the Center for Severe Weather Research (CSWR), which is participating in Project Vortex 2. The probe trucks are designed to sample the atmospheric conditions near tornadoes; the deployable pods are designed to be placed in the path of a tornado. This particular truck is Hummer H2...Project Vortex 2 is a two year National Science Foundation funded science mission to study tornadoes and supercell thunderstorms. ..Taken in Grand Island, Nebraska, May 30, 2009.
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