Washington Illinois EF-4 Tornado November 17th 2013

Nov 19, 2013 Comments Off on Washington Illinois EF-4 Tornado November 17th 2013 by

Summary: Chased late season high risk outbreak in local turf catching the large, long tracked and unfortunately deadly EF-4 tornado that tore through Washington Illinois. Stopped to perform search and rescue before resuming chase catching a distant view of a second tornado near Dana, IL. Called chase once storms got too far ahead and had […]

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Wayne Nebraska EF-4 Tornado October 4th 2013

Oct 13, 2013 Comments Off on Wayne Nebraska EF-4 Tornado October 4th 2013 by

Summary: Got incredibly close to large, violent wedge tornado just south of Wayne, NE. Back window blown out by strong inflow winds during escape. Stats:  Tornadoes: 1 Hail: .88″ (Nickel) Wind: est 100-120mph inflow/outer circulation of wedge tornado. New Milestone: First window lost in chase career. The Forecast: Impressive, deep, compact and powerfull early fall […]

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Esbon Kansas EF-4 Tornado May 27th 2013

Jun 15, 2013 Comments Off on Esbon Kansas EF-4 Tornado May 27th 2013 by

Summary: Chased storm of the day from birth to death, getting a brief view of heavily rain wrapped EF-4 tornado near the town of Esbon.  Caught a small rope funnel on the flanking line and also noted awesome HP structure and gorgeous backlit skies during sunset.     Stats: Tornadoes: 2 Hail: 0.00″ Wind: n/a […]

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