Pilger Nebraska Twin EF-4 Tornadoes June 16th 2014

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Summary: Witnessed the most incredible single tornadic event in my chase career. Two violent tornadoes churning side by side for 20+ minutes. Also witnessed several other tornadoes in what will undoubtedly be THE chase of 2014. Stats: Tornadoes: 5 +2 maybe’s Hail: 1.00″ (quarter) Wind: est 55-60mph RFD Milestone: Most violent tornadoes witnessed in a […]

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Nebraska Storm Chase and Tornadoes June 14th 2014

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Summary: Intercepted several storms catching far away glimpse of landspout tornado as well as a pair of after-dark tornadoes. Saw some decent structure along the way as numerous storms went up in south central Nebraska. Stats: Tornadoes: 3 Hail: 1.25″ (Half dollar) Wind: n/a The Forecast:  Ample instability under moderate capping ahead of surface triple […]

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May 11th 2014 Sutton to Cordova Nebraska HP Monster

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Summary: Tracked monster HP supercell for a few hours across southern Nebraska witnessing a number of low contrast, brief tornadoes ranging in size. Tangoed in the bears cage getting clipped with strong inflow winds. Stats: Tornadoes: 6 (preliminary count – could change!) Hail: 1.00″ (quarter) Wind: est 80mph inflow winds. The Forecast: Slow moving trough […]

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Wayne Nebraska EF-4 Tornado October 4th 2013

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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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Sub Severe Storms in Nebraska May 27th 2012

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Summary: Chased marginal setup again only encountering sub severe storms with sub severe hail and mediocre structure. Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: .75″ (penny) Wind: < 40mph   Detailed Account: Not entirely sold on the setup, I bit on it only because it was a weekend and I was desperate to get something great out of […]

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