Nebraska Tornado April 27th 2014

May 01, 2014 Comments Off by

Summary: Played surface low with minimal probabilities and ended up catching a low contrast tornado. Stats: Tornadoes: 1 Hail: .75″ (penny) Wind: n/a The Forecast: Powerful cut off system with vertically stacked low now in place. Intense speed shear overspreading all of warm sector with sufficient instability in place. Morning activity would affect the days […]

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May 30th 2013 Oklahoma Storm Chasing

Sep 08, 2013 Comments Off by

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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Staying Alive. What You Need In a Storm Survival Kit

Dec 28, 2012 Comments Off by

Proper preparation for storms can make all the difference in how bad hurricanes and storms impact your life. With the season at its end, hopefully you were one of the few lucky Texans able to avoid any complications of hurricanes and storms. Hurricanes Ike and Isaac took the season by storm, causing deaths, destruction and […]

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Watching Two Big Weather Makers This Week.

Nov 04, 2012 Comments Off

A potentially active weather week is in store for much of the nation. First on Thursday the 8th the northeast braces for potential impacts of a nor’easter barely a week after Sandy’s devastation. This system will be nowhere near as strong as Sandy, but with the area already crippled, this is the last thing people […]

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Large Hail Pummels Chicago. June 28th 2012

Jun 28, 2012 Comments Off

Storms erupted to life over sections of the Chicago area on Thursday, June 28th 2012 producing widespread damaging hail up to, and probably over 2.00″ in diameter and frequent cloud to ground lightning. This all happened on a day where the official temperature at Midway reached 100 degrees, and in the early stages of a […]

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