May 30th 2013 Oklahoma Storm Chasing

Sep 08, 2013 Comments Off on May 30th 2013 Oklahoma Storm Chasing

Summary: Overslept and missed the main play of the day. Forced to play secondary area of development noting some pretty non-severe structure but no actual severe weather.         Stats: Hail: 0.00″ Wind: n/a Tornadoes: 0 The Setup: Similar setup to previous day with same frontal boundaries continuing south/east. Similar parameters were in […]

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Moore Oklahoma Tornado May 20th 2013

Jun 10, 2013 Comments Off on Moore Oklahoma Tornado May 20th 2013

Summary: Caught large, destructive EF-5 tornado that tore through Moore as it was west of town. Could not pursue tornado due to lack of river crossing so dropped south to other tornadic storms witnessing possible tornado before calling off chase and heading back to Shawnee for dinner/hotel.     Stats: Tornadoes: 1 Hail: .00″ Wind: […]

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South Haven Kansas Tornado May 19th 2013

Jun 10, 2013 Comments Off on South Haven Kansas Tornado May 19th 2013

Summary: Played southern end of linear storm complex for best areas of rotation. Caught a beauitful rope tornado from close range right outside the vehicle with funnel passing overhead and debris whirl in field next to us. Debated moving after stronger storms to the south but decided against it. Tracked tail end of the line […]

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Lawton Oklahoma Tornado April 17th 2013

Apr 25, 2013 Comments Off on Lawton Oklahoma Tornado April 17th 2013

Summary: Intercepted multiple tornado warned, HP supercells in southwest Oklahoma. Encountered mean, classic HP structure, large hail and  brief tornado in the city of Lawton and another possible tornado near Elgin. Detoured for tornado-producing tail end charlie storm near the TX border before calling chase and heading east for next days target.     Stats: […]

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October 13th 2012 Severe Warned Storms in Central Oklahoma

Oct 22, 2012 Comments Off on October 13th 2012 Severe Warned Storms in Central Oklahoma

Summary: Chased grungy setup, intercepting several severe warned storms noting nothing more than brief encounter with sub severe hail and winds. Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: .88″ (Nickel) Wind: est 50mph thunderstorm gust.   Detailed Account: Saturday, October 13th was thought by many to be the big day in the 2-3 day setup. I was skeptical […]

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