June 13th 2016 Colorado Supercells

Nov 29, 2016 Comments Off on June 13th 2016 Colorado Supercells by

Summary: Intercepted multiple supercells in eastern Colorado, including one that came close to producing but ultimately fell apart. Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: .50″ Wind: n/a The Forecast: Deepening surface low crossing the CO front range with sufficient moisture and shear in place to put upslope target in play. Questions about possible weak capping leading to […]

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Colorado Tornadoes June 5th 2015

Sep 30, 2015 Comments Off on Colorado Tornadoes June 5th 2015 by

Summary: Colorado upslope magic pays off big with several beautiful tornadoes! Stats: Tornadoes: 6 Hail: 1.00″ (quarter) Wind: est 80-90mph RFD   The Forecast: Repeat of the previous day. Slow moving trough and frontal boundaries not making any real progress allowing for moisture to remain in place. Favorable upslope flow would once again provide a […]

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May 9th Kansas Dusk Tornadoes

Jun 14, 2015 Comments Off on May 9th Kansas Dusk Tornadoes by

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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April 8 2013 Colorado Supercell and Hail, Driving the TIV!

Apr 13, 2013 Comments Off on April 8 2013 Colorado Supercell and Hail, Driving the TIV!

Summary: Day one driving the TIV. Got on persistent supercell near Burlington, CO noting good structure. Core punched storm once tornado warning was issued getting blasted with hail up to half dollar size.¬† Called chase once storm began weakening and roomed up for the night in nearby Colby, KS.     Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: […]

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