April 10th 2011 Arkansas Storm Chase With TIV – Very Close Lightning Strike!

Apr 19, 2013 Comments Off on April 10th 2011 Arkansas Storm Chase With TIV – Very Close Lightning Strike! by

Summary: Final day with the TIV. Diverted from original target for more challenging play in Arkansas. Intercepted tornado warned storms in difficult terrain noting some quick rising motion but no real rotation or tornado.  Caught my best and closest lightning strike on video near the end of the day.     Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: […]

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April 9th Cold Front Bust

Apr 19, 2013 Comments Off on April 9th Cold Front Bust by

Summary: A surging cold front ruined what could have been a promising day giving way to the first storm-less bust of the season. Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: 0.00″ Wind: n/a New Milestone: Coldest temperatures ever experienced on a chase morning, 21 degrees! The Forecast: A strong cold front plowing southward through the plains. South of […]

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April 8 2013 Colorado Supercell and Hail, Driving the TIV!

Apr 13, 2013 Comments Off on April 8 2013 Colorado Supercell and Hail, Driving the TIV! by

Summary: Day one driving the TIV. Got on persistent supercell near Burlington, CO noting good structure. Core punched storm once tornado warning was issued getting blasted with hail up to half dollar size.  Called chase once storm began weakening and roomed up for the night in nearby Colby, KS.     Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: […]

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May 5 2012 Nebraska Storm Chase – Blue Sky Bust

May 09, 2012 Comments Off on May 5 2012 Nebraska Storm Chase – Blue Sky Bust

Summary: Blue Sky Busted in Nebraska, but spent the day hanging with lots of friends from the chase community.         Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: 0.00″ Wind: <58mph Chasers encountered: > 60-70   Detailed Account: Saturday May 5th held some potential. I had been watching the setup evolve over the weak. Everything looked […]

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