Elmer Oklahoma Tornado May 16th 2015

Jun 30, 2015 Comments Off on Elmer Oklahoma Tornado May 16th 2015 by

Summary: Caught a wedge tornado and then got munched by RFD containing hail perhaps larger than softballs and 70mph winds. Stats: Tornadoes: 1 Hail: 4.25+” (Softball and larger) Wind: est 70mph RFD winds Windshield lost this year: 2 The Forecast: Similar setup as day before. The main piece of energy had arrived on the plains […]

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May 8th 2015 Warika, Oklahoma Supercell

May 25, 2015 Comments Off on May 8th 2015 Warika, Oklahoma Supercell by

Summary: Intercepted HP supercell in southwest Oklahoma noting dramatic structure. Decided to let storm roll us in the town of Warika as embedded circulation ramped up and passed overhead. Stopped to view back-lit structure as storms departed before heading for back to Norman.       Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: 1.00″ (Quarter) Wind: est 60mph […]

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April 8th 2015 Oklahoma Bait

Apr 12, 2015 Comments Off on April 8th 2015 Oklahoma Bait by

Summary: First chase of 2015 goes down a bust as a dumb decision was made to dump initial storms across KS that ended up producing a tornado for a dryline storm in Oklahoma that vanished as soon as we arrived. Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: 0.00″ Wind: n/a The Forecast: Slow moving system finally entering the […]

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April Fools Day Storm Chasing Prank

Apr 04, 2014 Comments Off on April Fools Day Storm Chasing Prank

Summary: Gambled with day before the day potential cap bust, and lost. Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Wind: n/a Hail: 0.00″ Storms: 0 The Forecast: Initial piece of progressive trough moving into the plains. Ample moisture was finally in place creating strong instablity for early April standards. Forcing along a retreating dryline was weak at best. Cap […]

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El Reno Oklahoma Tornado May 31st 2013

Sep 29, 2013 Comments Off on El Reno Oklahoma Tornado May 31st 2013

Summary: A very chaotic chase as we nearly drove into a record breaking tornado, got caught in an unbelievable traffic jam due to a mass exodus before nearly getting rolled by a smaller tornado near Tuttle, Oklahoma. Learned of devastating news that would change the storm chasing world forever as the historic storms claimed some […]

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