Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The base of the northernmost supercell, located in northeast New Mexico, featured this ragged base (background center) as it drew nearer to this location along Highway 406 at Seneca Road (A081), and just over 10 miles north of US Highway 56/64. This image looks north at 3:56 pm CDT on Monday, May 16, 2016.
A zoomed view of the lowered base is shown two minutes later. Though no real definite funnels would emanate from the base at this time, the area would get its act together as it entered the Oklahoma panhandle and produce a tornado near the town of Felt about a half-hour later.
Meanwhile, at the same time and location but looking southwest, the underside of another supercell moved steadily east (left) and would produce another tornado near US Highway 87 in the far western Oklahoma panhandle around 5:40 pm. Note the protruding small hills of the Rocky Mountain foothills in the landscape of the background. Nikon D7200 DSLR camera.