April 14th 2012 Kansas High Risk Tornadoes

Apr 16, 2012

Summary: A frustrating daytime chase gives redemption at dusk. Intercepted multiple tornadic supercells nothing same scenario for everyone. Storms with rapid rotation producing brief touchdowns and having trouble fully planting. Finally stuck with one storm that went on to produce a couple good tornadoes at dusk and after dark, giving way to the best night […]

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Chasing April 13th, 14th, 15th.

Apr 13, 2012

I will be chasing with a few other individuals from the Chicago area this weekend. The setup, especially Saturday looks to be significant with long track, violent tornadoes possible in the central plains from Salina Kansas down through Oklahoma City. The live stream will be available for most of the day, and more frequent updates […]

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Active Severe Weather Week Ahead.

Apr 08, 2012

Currently I am [in horror] watching what looks to be a very active severe weather week take shape on the models. As it stands there could be great storm chase potential from Wednesday all the way through Sunday. The reason I watch in horror is I start a new job this week, so requesting time […]

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RE: Weaker Tornadoes a Saving Grace for Dallas.

Apr 06, 2012

Recently I have seen the following article come under criticism: http://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/weaker-tornadoes-a-saving-grac-1/63739 To sum it up in one sentence: Dallas is lucky the recent tornadoes weren’t stronger or the devastation would have been worse. I would have to say I agree with the article though. One problem is many times people try to judge a tornado by its visual […]

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Freeze Warnings Out For Chicago and Much of the Midwest – Cool Pattern to Dominate.

Apr 05, 2012

After a March that was generously warm (The warmest on record in many locations.) Much of the midwest is now under siege by an intrusion of colder air. Freeze Warnings are posted for all the locations in this map. While we were certainly spoiled by the March warmth, such occurrences of cold this year are […]

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