Large Hail Pummels Chicago. June 28th 2012

Jun 28, 2012 Comments Off on Large Hail Pummels Chicago. June 28th 2012

Storms erupted to life over sections of the Chicago area on Thursday, June 28th 2012 producing widespread damaging hail up to, and probably over 2.00″ in diameter and frequent cloud to ground lightning. This all happened on a day where the official temperature at Midway reached 100 degrees, and in the early stages of a […]

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March 29th Storm Chase – Bust With Brief Core Punch

Apr 01, 2012 Comments Off on March 29th Storm Chase – Bust With Brief Core Punch

Summary: Stuck to target ignoring what became the storm of the day further north. Called chase near sunset as storms quickly developed. Core punched developing storm with onslaught of quarter size hail before continuing home.       Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: 1.00″ (Quarter) Wind: < 58mph   Detailed Account: Today was supposed to be […]

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Large Hail and Supercell Near Americus, Kansas March 28 2012

Mar 30, 2012 Comments Off on Large Hail and Supercell Near Americus, Kansas March 28 2012

Summary: Drove all morning to target area fearing early initiation. Ended up sitting for awhile waiting for storms to form a couple hours before dark. Dropped south to intercept slow moving supercell with plenty of large hail. Storm tried to wrap up and exhibited weak rotation for a time but could never produce a tornado. […]

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