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Tornado warnings were still sounding while this one and a half mile wide
rotating wall cloud continued to expel strong winds downward.

Wall cloud seen here indicates a Mesocyclone - a rapidly rotating air mass within a thunderstorm that often gives rise to a tornado
Sitting near the Colorado / Nebraska border the winds around me made it difficult to photograph. I exited my car to take some still shots of this intensifying storm. I clocked the winds at 60+ miles per hour. I realized that the winds were winds of suction. This rotating wall cloud was sucking everything around it into its center. A constant howling sound of  wind was all around me. I began to wonder if I was going to be pulled into the storm. My car was rocking from the wind. At times I felt as though I was inside of a neuclear power plant as it was about to melt down.

Huge Wall cloud seen here indicates a Mesocyclone - a rapidly rotating air mass within a thunderstorm that often gives rise to a tornado
Beneath the center of this monster storm, the winds continued blowing dirt around. The base was tighter than ever now. Doppler radar continued to show a tornado and tornado warnings continued for the area.  The clouds above me raced towards the center of the cell at an incredible rate. I followed the storm for another hour going further into Nebraska. Night was moving in so I broke off chase when staying safe seemed impossible. When I returned home 3 hours later I turned on the weather channel and they were talking about this very cell. It was still just as strong, it was still showing a tornado in it and was showing no sign of weakening. That was the most powerful storm cloud I have ever witnessed short of a tornado being on the ground. 
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