High Based Funnels On San Joaquin Valley Squall Line

January 30, 1997


Photos By Steve Johnson

Photo shot as Steve approached line of storms from the north. Kingsburg is about 20 miles south of Fresno. Funnel cloud developed on largest cell.

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This was Steve's first view of the funnel. Photo was shot through rain.

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First of two closeup shots.

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Second of two closeup shots. Steve was within 200 yards of funnel.

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Dissipating funnel in rope stage.

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