May 9th Kansas Dusk Tornadoes

Jun 14, 2015

Summary: Caught multiple tornadoes at dusk after a frustrating chase. Stats: Tornadoes: 5 Hail: 88″ (Nickel) Wind: n/a   The Forecast: Similar setup to previous day, main piece of trough finally in place. Beautiful speed shear and instability ahead of dryline and wrapping into surface low. Unfortunately EML was lacking yet again and this meant […]

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May 8th 2015 Warika, Oklahoma Supercell

May 25, 2015

Summary: Intercepted HP supercell in southwest Oklahoma noting dramatic structure. Decided to let storm roll us in the town of Warika as embedded circulation ramped up and passed overhead. Stopped to view back-lit structure as storms departed before heading for back to Norman.       Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: 1.00″ (Quarter) Wind: est 60mph […]

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April 26th 2015 Dublin, Stephenville Texas Tornadoes and Large Hail

May 02, 2015

Summary: Intercepted 3 intense tornadic supercells, dodging hail up to softball size and having a couple close encounters with weak tornadoes that were located deep within the notch. Pursued storms after dark but eventually called off chase when the reward no longer outweighed the risk.     Stats: Tornadoes: 2 Hail: 4.00″ (Softball) Wind: 60mph […]

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April 24th 2015 Hays-Fairport Kansas HP Supercell

Apr 30, 2015

Summary: Picked the right target on a difficult choice day, intercepting HP supercell north of Hays, KS. Punched RFD of storm encountering hazy view of lifting tornado before getting blasted with 80mph wind driven tennis ball size hail, taking out windshield. Kept ahead of storm until dusk as it began to gust out, catching dramatic […]

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April 23rd 2015 Texas Non Severe Storm

Apr 27, 2015

Summary: Sat around most of the day thinking it would bust, decided to head home when a storm blew up nearby. Diverted to check it out and saw some neat structure for a few minutes as the storm tried to organize but ultimately failed. Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: 0.00″ Wind” n/a The Forecast: Previous days […]

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