Christmas Storm: Uncertainty Remains. Brutal Cold for New Years?

Dec 21, 2014

            As 2014 draws to a close, we continue to monitor an active weather pattern that should take shape this week. The first storm that has everyones attention is this “big bomb” to develop on Christmas Eve. This storm continues to be a major headache for all forecasters, as each […]

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Top 10 Storm Chasing Moments 2014

Dec 19, 2014

2014 has been a tough year, so coming up with a top 10 list was more challenging than last year. Lets take a look at some of the memorable moments, for better or worse!       #10 – Its Raining Sh*t!! After a busted first chase on April 1st we crawl back to a […]

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Christmas Storm: No Need to Hit the Panic Buttons Yet.

Dec 17, 2014

Since my previous post here, buzz has continued to increase a bit about the potential for a “big Christmas storm.” That is a scary headline to say the least. Here is the latest. Models are, at this time, showing an impressively deep cyclone forming near Lake Huron during the 2 day Christmas eve-Christmas period. For […]

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Active Weather Pattern Christmas Week

Dec 16, 2014

Rumors of an active weather pattern Christmas week have been circulating the web lately, so lets take a look. Indeed there have been indications for several days now an active jet stream pattern will setup across the US. Without getting too technical, a broad trough in the jet stream looks to setup over much of […]

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Iowa Supercell July 12th 2014

Nov 20, 2014

Summary: Played marginal setup catching pair of well structured supercells that produced brief funnel cloud but no tornado. Detoured west to have a night out in Omaha afterwards. Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: .75″ (penny) Wind: n/a The Forecast: Pretty standard summer setup. Slow moving cold front with plenty of instability ahead of it, but only marginal […]

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