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A photographer spent 7 years chasing storms through Tornado Alley. Here are 15 of his most breathtaking photos.

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  Photographer Eric
  Meola spent the past seven years chasing storms through
  America's Tornado Alley, a
  loosely defined region of states where most tornadoes in the
  US occur.
  
  Throughout his journey, he also captured rainbows,
  stormcells, dust storms, lightning strikes, and other severe weather
  events.
  His book, "Fierce
  Beauty: Storms of the Great Plains," shares his most
  breathtaking images.
  
  
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  Eric Meola has been a respected photographer for 50 years,
  working with artists like Bruce
  Springsteen, and brands like Timberland and Porsche.

  But photographing the Great Plains has always been something of a
  passion project for him. This November, Meola released "Fierce
  Beauty," a book dedicated to the awe-inspiring severe weather
  events that occur in the Midwestern, western, and southern United
  States.

  Meola spent years traveling through Tornado Alley, capturing
  storms, rainbows, and everything in between.

  Here are 15 of the most breathtaking photos from "Fierce Beauty."

Eric Meola has been a respected photographer for 50 years, working with artists like Bruce Springsteen, and brands like Timberland and Porsche.

But photographing the Great Plains has always been something of a passion project for him. This November, Meola released "Fierce Beauty," a book dedicated to the awe-inspiring severe weather events that occur in the Midwestern, western, and southern United States.

Meola spent years traveling through Tornado Alley, capturing storms, rainbows, and everything in between.

Here are 15 of the most breathtaking photos from "Fierce Beauty."

© Courtesy of Eric Meola

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