2008 Chase Logs

2008 was about as active and deadly as a year gets severe weather wise. As such, it was a hectic, crazy year. I expanded my network among fellow chasers, learned some really harsh lessons, had some really close calls, and filmed the most intense footage of my chase career. The footage landed me a brief gig with FOX news which also taught me a lesson in dealing with the media. 2008 also saw the death of my beloved chase vehicle, Aerostorm…which this website is named after.
JANUARY 7TH – IL/IN – Rare outbreak of severe weather. Interstate storms.[No photos - video only.]
FEBRUARY 5TH – AR/TN – Deadly “super Tuesday” outbreak. Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

APRIL 10TH – IL – Tornado warned outflow storms. Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

APRIL 25TH – IA/ IL – HP storm, Rock Falls, IL funnel. Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

MAY 2ND -IL – A bad toothache bust, general non-severe storms Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

MAY 10TH -AR/MS – Possible tornado near Clarksdale, MS Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

MAY 23RD - KS – Wild chase, tornadoes, hail, mud and more! Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

MAY 24TH - NE – Bust with very photogenic non severe storms. Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

MAY 25TH - KS – Strange RFD tornado, photogenic structure. Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

MAY 26TH - KS – Hailers near Greensburg and Wichita. Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

MAY 30TH - IL – Tornado warned storms, Springfield funnel. Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

JUNE 5TH - NE – High risk bust (No photos or video.)
JUNE 7TH - Chicagoland – EF-2 tornado crossing I-57!! Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

NOVEMBER 5TH - KS – Tornado warned storms, close lightning. Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

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