Tornado Alley 3D
Join Discovery Channel's Storm Chasers' star Sean Casey and the researchers of VORTEX 2, in the most ambitious effort ever made to understand the origins and evolution of tornadoes on this heart-pounding science adventure. Armed with an IMAX camera, a fleet of customized vehicles designed to withstand gale force winds, torrential rains and unrelenting hail, along with an arsenal of the most advanced weather measurement instruments ever created, the stars of Tornado Alley take audiences on a thrilling quest to experience a tornado’s destructive power at point blank range.
Filmmaker Sean Casey’s personal quest to capture the birth of a tornado with an IMAX camera takes viewers on a breathtaking journey into the heart of the storm. Traversing the “severe weather capital of the world,” Tornado Alley documents two unprecedented missions seeking to encounter one of Earth’s most awe-inspiring events. A team of equally driven scientists, the VORTEX2 researchers, experience the relentless strength of nature’s elemental forces as they literally surround tornadoes and the supercell storms that form them, gathering the most comprehensive severe weather data ever collected.
This science adventure reveals the beauty and the power of some of our planet’s most extreme—and least understood—weather phenomena. Experience the adrenaline and the science of nature’s most dramatic phenomena on the giant IMAX screen.