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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Clinton Iowa Tornado April 9 2015

Apr 12, 2015

Summary: Chased HP supercell from southern Iowa to Illinois border, finally catching developing tornado at very close range near Clinton. Celebrations were short lived as historic event then unfolds back in Illinois.       Stats: Tornadoes: 1 Hail: 1.25″ (Half dollar) Wind: est 70mph RFD Milestone: First multi state tornado. (IA-IL) The Forecast: Slow […]

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February Arctic Blast Coming?

Jan 24, 2015

After a rough start to January, things have eased up the last couple weeks. That trend looks to remain the same with tolerable temperatures for winter levels and just a few nuisance type systems bringing light snow to various parts of the nation. Basically, no major gloom and doom headlines to talk about as we […]

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