This will make you really glad you’re looking at your computer and not out the window:

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That’s a supercell thunderstorm, a thunderstorm so big and powerful it can spawn tornados. The GIF was made using footage from storm chaser Mike Olbinski, who deliberately goes seeking these things out. Personally, I’m perfectly happy to just look at it on the computer, where I am safe.

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