June 15 2016 Wisconsin Supercell

Dec 02, 2016 Comments Off on June 15 2016 Wisconsin Supercell by

Summary: Tracked supercell across much of central Wisconsin, encountering severe winds, severe hail and brief tornadic structure. Stats: Tornadoes: 0 Hail: 1.25″ (Half Dollar) Wind: est 70mph downburst. The Forecast: Ample moisture and instability in place within NW flow regime. Existing outflow boundary from previous storms could focus new storm development aided by a strong […]

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July 18th 2015 – Weak Tornado Near the Wisconsin Border

Dec 21, 2015 Comments Off on July 18th 2015 – Weak Tornado Near the Wisconsin Border by

Summary: Chase a pair of supercells in a weakening phase, catching what is probably the weakest tornado I will ever see. Stats: Tornadoes: 1 Hail: .25″ Wind: n/a The Forecast: Zonal flow regime with shortwave energy moving through it. Sufficient deep moisture in place in typical summer-like airmass. Moderate speed shear present in southern end […]

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Freeze Warnings Out For Chicago and Much of the Midwest – Cool Pattern to Dominate.

Apr 05, 2012 Comments Off on Freeze Warnings Out For Chicago and Much of the Midwest – Cool Pattern to Dominate. by

After a March that was generously warm (The warmest on record in many locations.) Much of the midwest is now under siege by an intrusion of colder air. Freeze Warnings are posted for all the locations in this map. While we were certainly spoiled by the March warmth, such occurrences of cold this year are […]

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