Archive for April, 2017

April 9th – St Ansgar, Iowa Hail

Apr 10, 2017 Comments Off on April 9th – St Ansgar, Iowa Hail by

Summary: Cap busted during the day, but intercepted severe hailstorm on the way home during a marginal IA setup. Details: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: 1.50″ (Ping Pong Ball) Wind: n/a The Forecast: Slowly deepening surface low ahead of large warm sector with ample return flow in place for severe storms. A strong cap was forecast to […]

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April 5th 2017 Kentucky Supercell/Hail

Apr 06, 2017 Comments Off on April 5th 2017 Kentucky Supercell/Hail by

Summary: Tracked tornado-warned HP supercell across north central Kentucky noting wall cloud and some half dollar size hail, but no tornado. Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: 1.25″ Wind: n/a   The Forecast: Slowly deepening surface low moving across the Ohio valley. Moisture forecast to return slowly beneath powerful mid and upper level jet. Warm front draped […]

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March 28th 2017 Texas Storm Chaser Tragedy

Apr 04, 2017 Comments Off on March 28th 2017 Texas Storm Chaser Tragedy by

Summary: Intercepted multiple storms, missing the days 1 prize. Also learned of another chaser tragedy that will forever change the game. Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: .50″ Wind: n/a The Forecast: Dryline slowly sharpening across central/northern Texas with sufficient moisture and shear in place to promote supercell development. Warm front slowly forecast to lift near the […]

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