Winners of Weather Photos of the Year, NOAA

These are the amazing winners of the ‘Weather in Focus‘ photo contest of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)…

Top image: First place Professional Submissions: Stars behind the storm by Brad Goddard, Orion, IL



The NOAA ‘Weather in Focus‘ photo contest features four different categories:

1- Professional Submissions:

Winners of Weather Photos of the Year, NOAA (11)

Second place: A tornado churns up dust in sunset light near Traer, IA by Brad Goddard, Orion, IL



Winners of Weather Photos of the Year, NOAA (10)

Third place: A tornado crosses the path, Reinbeck, IA by Brad Goddard, Orion, IL

2- Weather – Water and Climate

Winners of Weather Photos of the Year, NOAA (9)



First place: Snow Express by Conrad Stenftenagel, Saint Anthony, IN

Winners of Weather Photos of the Year, NOAA (8)

Second place: Proton arc over Lake Superior by Ken William, Clio, MI

Winners of Weather Photos of the Year, NOAA (7)

Third place: With a Bang by Bob Larson, Prescott, AZ

3- Science in Action

Winners of Weather Photos of the Year, NOAA (6)

First place: Green Bank Telescope in WV by Mike Zorger, Falls Church, VA

Winners of Weather Photos of the Year, NOAA (5)

Second place: Photographer captures the aurora by Christopher Morse, Fairbanks, AK

Winners of Weather Photos of the Year, NOAA (4)

Third place: Atmospheric Research Observatory by Joseph Phillips, Boulder, CO

4- iMoment

Winners of Weather Photos of the Year, NOAA (3)

First place: Smoky Mountains by Elijah Burris, Canton, NC

Winners of Weather Photos of the Year, NOAA (2)

Second place: Spring Captured: Freezing rain attempts to halt spring by Mike Shelby, Elkridge, MD

Winners of Weather Photos of the Year, NOAA (1)

Third place: Rolling clouds in Lake Tahoe by Christopher LeBoa, San Leandro, CA

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