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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April 9th Cold Front Bust

Apr 19, 2013

Summary: A surging cold front ruined what could have been a promising day giving way to the first storm-less bust of the season. Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: 0.00″ Wind: n/a New Milestone: Coldest temperatures ever experienced on a chase morning, 21 degrees! The Forecast: A strong cold front plowing southward through the plains. South of […]

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April 8 2013 Colorado Supercell and Hail, Driving the TIV!

Apr 13, 2013

Summary: Day one driving the TIV. Got on persistent supercell near Burlington, CO noting good structure. Core punched storm once tornado warning was issued getting blasted with hail up to half dollar size.  Called chase once storm began weakening and roomed up for the night in nearby Colby, KS.     Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: […]

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April 7 2013 Amazing Kansas Supercell

Apr 13, 2013

Summary: Sat in chilly air for most of the day until storms finally blew up north of target area. Intercepted southern-most, strongest storm of the day noting great supercell structure and area of rotation with reported tornado. Core punched storm a few times with hail up to half dollar size before letting it go as […]

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Video of Silverton Texas Tornado April Fools Day 2013

Apr 01, 2013

A surpise tornado touched down today near the town of Silverton, Texas on a day that saw a minimal tornado threat. Severe storms were expected and a severe thunderstorm watch was out, but the main threat was expected to be large hail. Mother Nature had other plans, however. This video was captured by a woman […]

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