June 2nd 2015 South Dakota Bust

Jul 05, 2015 Comments Off on June 2nd 2015 South Dakota Bust by

Summary: Raced after lone supercell near the ND/SD border only to have it collapse as soon as I arrive. Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: 0.00″ Wind: n/a The Forecast: Near zonal flow with subtle ripple/piece of energy moving into the northern plains. Strong heating and good moisture would provide great instability for storms, but speed shear […]

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Chasing Storms Saturday May 5th

May 04, 2012 Comments Off on Chasing Storms Saturday May 5th by

On the 5 year anniversary of my first tornado, a chase setup along the NE/SD border will present itself. The setup holds some tornado potential, but it is not the best there can be. Directional shear looks great, but speed shear and upper support are lacking. In addition to this, some model runs have been […]

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