May 30th 2013 Oklahoma Storm Chasing

Sep 08, 2013

Summary: Overslept and missed the main play of the day. Forced to play secondary area of development noting some pretty non-severe structure but no actual severe weather.         Stats: Hail: 0.00″ Wind: n/a Tornadoes: 0 The Setup: Similar setup to previous day with same frontal boundaries continuing south/east. Similar parameters were in […]

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May 29th 2013 Kansas Storm Chasing

Aug 25, 2013

Summary: Intercepted a couple severe warned storms that overall failed to produce anything noteworthy. Career milestone of 6 consecutive chases with tornadoes was ended.         Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: .50″ (dime) Wind: n/a   The Setup: Ample speed shear with marginal directional shear ahead of dryline as new system begins to arrive […]

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Bennington Kansas EF-4 Tornado May 28th 2013

Jul 21, 2013

Summary: Intercepted stationary supercell which went on to produce EF-4 tornado that also sat stationary for nearly an hour!         Stats: Tornadoes: 1 Hail: 1.00″ (quarter) Wind: est 55mph inflow winds. **NEW CAREER MILESTONE** 6 consecutive chases yielding tornadoes! The Setup: Main waves from pervious days system moved on to the east, […]

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Esbon Kansas EF-4 Tornado May 27th 2013

Jun 15, 2013

Summary: Chased storm of the day from birth to death, getting a brief view of heavily rain wrapped EF-4 tornado near the town of Esbon. ¬†Caught a small rope funnel on the flanking line and also noted awesome HP structure and gorgeous backlit skies during sunset.     Stats: Tornadoes: 2 Hail: 0.00″ Wind: n/a […]

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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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