An elevated thunderstorm near Aurora, NE unleashes a massive cloud-to-ground bolt as the sun sets on a late-season chase in Nebraska. The storm raced off to the northeast, eventually joining with a large bow echo that swept across the state and ushered in the first arctic air of the season.

This image is the intellectual property of Evan Ludes and is copyrighted. It may not be used in any way without prior written consent.

Discover more inspiring photos like this one.

Download the FREE 500px app Open in app