April 29th 2016 Ninnekah, Oklahoma Tornado

May 01, 2016 Comments Off on April 29th 2016 Ninnekah, Oklahoma Tornado by

Summary: Hook sliced intense HP supercell, catching hard to view tornado that touched down near Ninnekah, before shortly calling off chase. Stats: Tornadoes: 1 Hail: 1.75″ (Golf ball) Wind: est 75 mph inflow The Forecast: Deepening low in the Texas panhandle with surging dryline ahead of it. Warm front draped near the Red River forecast […]

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

May 02, 2015 Comments Off on April 26th 2015 Dublin, Stephenville Texas Tornadoes and Large Hail by

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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Clinton Iowa Tornado April 9 2015

Apr 12, 2015 Comments Off on Clinton Iowa Tornado April 9 2015 by

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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April 27 2012 – Kansas Storm Chase

Apr 29, 2012 Comments Off on April 27 2012 – Kansas Storm Chase

Summary: Intercepted several storms on Moderate Risk day that fell way below expectations. Witnessed some mediocre structure and experience storm gust out overhead.         Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: .25″ (pea) Wind: est 55-60mph   Detailed Account: On the one year¬†anniversary of the super outbreak, a chase setup presented itself in Kansas. It […]

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