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                                                       May 3rd, 1999
                                              Cell 'A': Chickasha, OK and Cell 'B': Anadarko, OK
 
   "Touchdown!"
   Time: 5:49 CDT or 22:49 UTC/Zulu/Greenwich
   Location: 4 mi WSW of Chickaska, OK

This timelapse is short, and only a 6 fold compression of time, showing the cirular cloud formation of the updraft and the wall cloud the supercell has developed. I should have stayed at a wide angle, and static, for 3 minutes, but alas, the adreniline got to me and I stupidly zoomed in to the dropping funnel and tornado.

The view is looking due west, and therefore note the inflow band coming in from the NNE or even N. I don't know if this  was the boundry between the core and the RFD, or the warm sector air and the RFD, as perhaps the core air that normally would cause a meso-warm frontal boundry to the E of the updraft might well have been wrapped around this far north.
This guess is due to the fact I had warm sector air where I was with a direction almost straight for the wall cloud. And my shots zoomed in show this same direction for at least a mile or two.
 


 
 Timelapse of "Touchdown!" Good structure shot, but too short...
   Time: 6X : That's about the compression of the "Fast Forward" on a VCR.
   Location: 4 mi WSW of Chickasha, OK
Large -278k - (1.5 minutes @ 56kb)

 
 
   "High Voltage Powerline Towers Topple!"
   Time: 5:56 CDT or 22:56 UTC/Zulu/Greenwich
   Location: 3 mi WSW of Chickaska, OK

Watch close left of the power pole in the foregound. There are 3 high-voltage towers in the distance, and one
topples and sparks in this realtime footage.

 
 Video of "High Voltage Powerline Towers Topple!"
   Time: realtime
   Location: 3 mi WSW of Chickasha, OK
Large -1972k - (8.0 minutes @ 56kb)

 
 
   "Behind the Water Tower"
   Time: 5:57 CDT or 22:57 UTC/Zulu/Greenwich
   Location: 3 mi WSW of Chickaska, OK

Suction spots can be seen sweeping around the SE edge of this one.

 
 Video of "Behind the Water Tower"
   Time: realtime
   Location: 3 mi WSW of Chickasha, OK
Huge -2690k - (9.5 minutes @ 56kb)

 
   "Death of a Pumping Jack"
   Time: 6:00 CDT or 23:00 UTC/Zulu/Greenwich
   Location: 3 mi SW of Chickaska, OK

You don't get the whole timelapse, sorry. The whole one shows the torando going off-frame right, and then the pumping jack slowly grinds to a halt, with the RFD air whipping around in the background. Sorry, but gets to big, so you you just get this limited edition.

 
 Timelapse of "Death of a Pumping Jack"
   Time: 10X
   Location: 3 mi SW of Chickasha, OK
Large -2417k - (9.5 minutes @ 56kb)
Small -930k - (5.5 minutes @ 56kb)

 
   "Stovepipe Tornado with its Satellite Tornado"
   Time: 6:06 CDT or 23:06 UTC/Zulu/Greenwich
   Location: 3 mi WSW of Chickaska, OK

This timelapse shows the satellite tornado rotating around the powerful stovepipe. So called 'stovepipe' from its
nearly vertical sides, as stoves 'used' to have a pipe coming out of them to vent the wood smoke. This is only a 10X
compression of time, so this beast is really cranking on the larger scale. Satellite tornadoes can move at a quite rapid 
rate often doubling or more the speed of its parent. They can also go nearly stationary as they seemingly retrograde
in motion on the generally NW side of the parent.

 
 Timelapse of "Stovepipe Tornado with its Satellite Tornado"
   Time: 10X
   Location: 3 mi WSW of Chickasha, OK
Large -899k - (5.5 minutes @ 56kb)

 
   "Laminar Stage of Cell B"
   Time: 7:10 CDT or 00:10 UTC/Zulu/Greenwich
   Location: 9 mi East of Anadarko, OK

This was with the Canon L2's "Super Wide 3X" lens.  A little too bright, but shown here unaltered. Note the laminar, or smooth texture to the flanking line inflow bands and flanking line cummulus. 

 
 Timelapse of "Laminar Stage of Cell B"
   Time: 30X
   Location: 9 mi E of Anadarko, OK
Large -704k - (4.5 minutes @ 56kb)
Small -550k - (3.5 minutes @ 56kb)