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  • Storm Chasers: Day in the Life

    While out with professional storm chaser Reed Timmer, ABC News' Matt Gutman captured this photo of a fierce tornado that cropped up near Canton, Okla., on Tuesday, May 24, 2011.
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  • Tornado Tourists

    Spring was ushered in with a blast of severe weather that devastated areas in several states across the nation, including Kansas, Wisconsin, Iowa, Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia. The month of April broke the all-time monthly record of 542 confirmed tornadoes, NOAA reported. Storm chaser Roger Hill captured this image of a massive tornado in Garber, Okla., on April 8, 2011.
    Courtesy of Roger Hill
  • Tornado Tourists

    Storm chaser Roger Hill captured this image of a tornado that flattened the town of Mapleton, Iowa on April 9, 2011. Although it destroyed more than 100 homes, no one was killed and only one injury was reported, the town sheriff said. "It's just a war zone, a war zone," Mapleton resident Sandy Davis told ABC News. According to the National Weather Service, the tornado was a category EF3, with wind speeds around 136 to 165 mph and measured three-quarters of a mile wide.
    Courtesy of Roger Hill
  • Storm Chasers

    Tourists are shelling out up to $3,000 each to join Silver Lining Tours for the thrill of storm chasing, and possibility of getting up close and personal with a deadly tornado.
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  • Storm Chasers

    Veteran storm chaser Roger Hill is the co-owner and tour director of Silver Lining Tours. He claims to have witnessed over 80 tornadoes this year alone. Hill is shown here in front of a stunning tornado that formed earlier this spring in Campo, Colo.
    Courtesy of Roger Hill
  • Storm Chasers

    Hill guides his storm chasing vans full of tourists towards a treacherous storm as he tracks the super cells using live Doppler radar.
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  • Storm Chasers

    Arthur Mebius, a professional photographer from the Netherlands, frames up a rapidly incoming super cell thunderstorm in Moorcroft, Wyo.
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  • Storm Chasers

    Fine arts photographer Mitch Dobrowner, right, from Los Angeles and high school chemistry teacher Mark Rosengarten, left, from Newburgh, N.Y. spend their vacations chasing storms.
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  • Storm Chasers

    Dobrowner goes on these intense vacations to capture his stunning extreme weather art.
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  • Storm Chasers

    A super cell hailstorm shot by Mitch Dobrowner.
    Courtesy of Mitch Dobrowner
  • Storm Chasers

    A "mothership" super cell captured by Mitch Dobrowner.
    Courtesy of Mitch Dobrowner
  • Storm-Chaser Tourists Pay to Get Blown Away

    An example of what storm chasers call a "CG" -- cloud to ground lightning.
    Courtesy of Mitch Dobrowner
  • Storm Chasers

    Dobrowner and Rosengarten photograph a rotating wall of clouds that is threatening to produce a tornado near Lake Poinsett, S.D.
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  • Storm Chasers

    The tornado-heavy storm near Lake Poinsett, S.D., as seen through Mitch Dobrowner's lens.
    Courtesy of Mitch Dobrowner
  • Storm Chasers

    The Silver Lining gang gathers on a dirt road to see the first official tornado of the tour (seen in the distance). This was one of three tornadoes that touched down near Northfield, Minn. on July 14, 2010.
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  • Storm-Chaser Tourists Pay to Get Blown Away

    One of the Northfield, Minn. tornadoes taken on July 14, 2010.
    Courtesy of Mitch Dobrowner
  • Storm Chasers

    ABC News Correspondent Eric Horng poses in front a super cell hailstorm outside of Moorcroft, Wyo.
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  • Storm Chasers

    The tour group gathers on the side of a highway to watch the sun set against a retreating storm.
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