Vernon Texas Tornadoes

Multiple photogenic tornadoes off the triple point near Vernon, TX in a late April spectacular display from mother nature.

Mangum, Oklahoma Tornado

A tornado impacts the northwest side of Mangum, Oklahoma in southwestern Oklahoma on May 20, 2019

Moore, Oklahoma EF-5 Tornado

A violent EF-5 tornado rips through Moore, Oklahoma, a suburb of Oklahoma City on May 20, 2013.

November Oklahoma Tornado Outbreak

I observed 10 tornadoes on a supercell that tracked from near Frederick, OK northeastward to Binger. The strongest tornado was in Tipton - Rated EF-4

Ben Holcomb - Storm Chaser and IT Professional

Selfie on the gondola up to the summit of Mount Etna

Ben Holcomb

Storm Chaser

Ben Holcomb is a Storm Chaser and IT Professional (in that order) that lives in Norman, Oklahoma. Ben works as a Linux Engineer for his day job and watches tornadoes on his day off. He has seen approximately 200 tornadoes since 2007 and has appeared on most national television networks. Ben loves to travel and has been to all 50 states and 19 countries. He has also installed weather forecast and display systems in multiple foreign countries.

Storm Chasing Videos

Latest videos from my storm chasing adventures around the Great Plains of the United States!

The most extreme storms on Earth

Each yeah I travel thousands of miles across the great plains of the United States in search of observing tornadoes and supercells. This website is a collection of my experiences in pursuit of violent winds and some of the most extreme weather in the world. When I'm not working or chasing storms, I enjoy traveling to beautiful places around this rock of ours called Earth.

Wild Goose Island Overlook on Saint Mary Lake in Glacier National Park Montana

Glacier National Park

September 25, 2016

Late season weekend visit to Glacier National Park and Waterton Lakes Naitonal Park. Both parks are incredible and I need to spend more time at both.

A lone girl sits on a pile of rocks overlooking Moraine Lake in Banff National Park

Banff, Jasper and Yoho National Parks

July 2, 2016

I spent a week in Alberta exploring the beautiful scenery and taking photos. I also managed to get in a surprise storm chase.

Launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis, STS-135 on July 8, 2011 from Kennedy Space Center Florida

STS 135 Space Shuttle Atlantis Launch

July 8, 2011

Pictures from the 2011 Launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This was the last launch ever of a space shuttle.