Heavy Weather by Bruce Sterling
Extremophile storm-chasers chase an F6 tornado. They have smart rope, yet haven't figured out how to pull power and water from storms, so they're chronically dehydrated and worrying about power.
The Ranger posse showed up at three that afternoon. Jane was unhappy to see the. She was never happy to see Rangers, and worse yet, she had a yeast infection and was running a low-grade fever.
The day dawned bilious yellow and veined with blue, like a bad cheese.