Lawton Oklahoma Tornado April 17th 2013

Apr 25, 2013 Comments Off by

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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April 7 2013 Amazing Kansas Supercell

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Summary: Sat in chilly air for most of the day until storms finally blew up north of target area. Intercepted southern-most, strongest storm of the day noting great supercell structure and area of rotation with reported tornado. Core punched storm a few times with hail up to half dollar size before letting it go as [...]

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Carnegie Supercell and Norman Oklahoma Tornado April 13th 2012

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Summary: Waited for struggling storms to get going before bailing on initial target for supercell heading for Norman. Got stuck in traffic during core punch during attempt to get ahead of storm while it was producing a torando in Norman. Got hung up in damage, and more traffic after deciding to blast west for new [...]

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Large Hail and Supercell Near Americus, Kansas March 28 2012

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Summary: Drove all morning to target area fearing early initiation. Ended up sitting for awhile waiting for storms to form a couple hours before dark. Dropped south to intercept slow moving supercell with plenty of large hail. Storm tried to wrap up and exhibited weak rotation for a time but could never produce a tornado. [...]

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