Hurricane Emily Stock Video & Photos
Hurricane Emily information, stock photos, video, and chase account
July 17-18th, 2005 - Yucatan Peninsula - Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
The stock images below are only a small sample. Hundreds of additional stock photos
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Chase Account: I Flew to Cancun Mexico on July 16th to get into position for Hurricane Emily. I spent the entire day of July 17th scoping out locations in the Cancun area as well as Tulum and Playa Del Carmen. I found a great safe location in Playa Del Carmen and decided to choose this as my location to be for Emily. The entire hurricane made landfall at night and got really intense and ferocious starting around 11:30pm lasting until 3:00am. This hurricane had more cloud to cloud lightning in it than any other I've seen. When the eyewall crossed my location the sky was lighting up constantly. I even heard thunder on a few occasions. I didn't film too much during the night as there wasn't much to see in the pitch dark. At daybreak I surveyed the damage from Playa Del Carmen to Tulum and the damage was extensive.
 
Special Thanks to Jim Reed for keeping me updated on Emily's progress during landfall.
 
 
 
 
 
   
Hurricane Emily makes landfall as a major category 4 hurricane in the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico
Ultimate Chase documents Emily's landfall from the southern end of Playa Del Carmen
   
   
   
Intense lightning in the eyewall of Hurricane Emily Intense lightning in the eyewall of Hurricane Emily
   
 Airplane thrown into a tree during Hurricane Emily Cement power poles toppled over from Emily's winds
   
Pemex gas station awning toppled over Collapsed Pemex gas station awning
   
Mexican pemex gas station awning toppled over Pemex ripped off poles and thrown into the woods
   
   
     
   
   
   
Pre-Hurricane photos from Cancun, Mexico. These beautiful turquoise waters offer many photo opportunities.
   
   
   
Shot of turquoise waters off Cancun Shot looking down Cancun beach
   
Tourists await the arrival of Hurricane Emily Resort employees board up beach front windows
   
Tourists at Mexican resorts monitor Emily's progress My beachfront location at Playa Del Carmen
   
 
 
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