November 16th 2015 Historic Pampa Texas Tornado Outbreak

Nov 20, 2015 Comments Off on November 16th 2015 Historic Pampa Texas Tornado Outbreak by

Summary: Pulled a tough all night grind that payed off big. Caught anywhere from 8 to 12 tornadoes in the Texas panhandle in what became the first tornadoes that far west this late in any year. An unexpected, amazing end to the year!       Stats: Tornadoes: 9 Hail: .50″ (Dime) Wind: est 75-80mph […]

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Des Moines Airport Tornado November 11th 2015

Nov 12, 2015 Comments Off on Des Moines Airport Tornado November 11th 2015 by

Summary: Difficult chase playing tag with QLCS style rotations embedded within numerous storms. Managed to capture weak tornado touching down at the DSM airport. Stats: Tornadoes: 1 Hail: .50″ (dime) Wind: Est 60-70 RFD The Setup: Strong, deepening mid latitude cyclone bringing extreme values of shear across the midwest. Just in time nature of moisture […]

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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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Northeast Braces for Nor’easter, Plains and Midwest Severe Weather to Follow.

Nov 05, 2012 Comments Off on Northeast Braces for Nor’easter, Plains and Midwest Severe Weather to Follow.

As previously mentioned, an active weather week is indeed taking shape, some of the forecast details have changed (as is common) but the overall pattern still looks to be on track. First up is the nor’easter set to impact areas hard hit by recent Superstorm Sandy. Overall this forecast remains the same. Surface low pressure, […]

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