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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April 22nd Texas Panhandle Supercells

Apr 23, 2015

Summary: Intercepted HP behemoth in Texas panhandle. Pursued storm for a few hours occasionally getting overtaken by the forward and rear flank cores containing lots of hail up to ping pong ball size. Abandoned storm for new development nearby which turned out to be a much more photogenic storm that had a questionable tornado we […]

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April 8th 2015 Oklahoma Bait

Apr 12, 2015

Summary: First chase of 2015 goes down a bust as a dumb decision was made to dump initial storms across KS that ended up producing a tornado for a dryline storm in Oklahoma that vanished as soon as we arrived. Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: 0.00″ Wind: n/a The Forecast: Slow moving system finally entering the […]

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