Moore Oklahoma Tornado May 20th 2013

Jun 10, 2013

Summary: Caught large, destructive EF-5 tornado that tore through Moore as it was west of town. Could not pursue tornado due to lack of river crossing so dropped south to other tornadic storms witnessing possible tornado before calling off chase and heading back to Shawnee for dinner/hotel.     Stats: Tornadoes: 1 Hail: .00″ Wind: […]

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South Haven Kansas Tornado May 19th 2013

Jun 10, 2013

Summary: Played southern end of linear storm complex for best areas of rotation. Caught a beauitful rope tornado from close range right outside the vehicle with funnel passing overhead and debris whirl in field next to us. Debated moving after stronger storms to the south but decided against it. Tracked tail end of the line […]

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Rozel Kansas Tornado May 18th 2013

May 23, 2013

Summary: Sat around in Greensburg most of the day fearing a bust when storm exploded to life. Caught 2 very photogenic tornadoes including the Rozel, KS EF-4 which I was able to document the entire life cycle of. Called chase as storms congealed and had steak dinner in Great Bend, KS to celebrate.     […]

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Lawton Oklahoma Tornado April 17th 2013

Apr 25, 2013

Summary: Intercepted multiple tornado warned, HP supercells in southwest Oklahoma. Encountered mean, classic HP structure, large hail and  brief tornado in the city of Lawton and another possible tornado near Elgin. Detoured for tornado-producing tail end charlie storm near the TX border before calling chase and heading east for next days target.     Stats: […]

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April 10th 2011 Arkansas Storm Chase With TIV – Very Close Lightning Strike!

Apr 19, 2013

Summary: Final day with the TIV. Diverted from original target for more challenging play in Arkansas. Intercepted tornado warned storms in difficult terrain noting some quick rising motion but no real rotation or tornado.  Caught my best and closest lightning strike on video near the end of the day.     Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: […]

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