April 29th Mississippi Moderate Risk Bust

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Summary: Chased potential second day tornado outbreak but instead wound up with grungy storms on a classic 15% MDT risk bust. Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: 0.00″ Wind: n/a The Forecast: Same system as previous 2 days, slowly moving east as it occludes, pushing severe potential further and further away. Airmass was forecast to recover form [...]

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Severe Storms Strike Chicago Once Again. July 24th 2012

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It seems that during one of the worst droughts in decades, the only way the area around Chicago can get rain is by getting pounded with severe storms. Tuesday morning’s round of severe weather was no surprise to many. Impressive parameters for severe storms were noted ¬†hours before they actually arrived. With the record heat [...]

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More Severe Weather for Chicago. July 1st 2012

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Storms erupted to life once again the morning of Sunday, July 1st for the Chicagoland area thanks to a gravity wave caused by collapsing storms in Iowa colliding with a frontal boundary that has been wobbling across the area the past couple days. The image below shows how it all happened. Click for full size. [...]

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