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I had been watching the storms in Missouri on radar all day. Starting at 2 PM they made a right turn into NW Arkansas; by 3:15 we had a Severe Thunderstorm Warning here in Newton County Arkansas. The skies darkened quickly and by 3:40 it was like night time here. I grabbed my Canon G15 point and shoot camera. Much of the leading dark clouds had already passed. I took photos to the west and southwest from my front yard. At 3:50 we had 2 Tornado warnings in Newton County; one just NE and one just due E of me. Fortunately, we did not get the worst weather. I don’t think the skies were quite as dark and the photos reveal but very close. I believe the light sky in the SW closed the aperture of the G15 down a bit:

 

Looking West

Looking West

Looking Southwest

Looking Southwest

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