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About highplainschasing

This blog is about my tales in storm chasing. My name is Seth Price and I am an instrumentation instructor at New Mexico Tech. My amateur radio call sign is N3MRA.

Boulder, Colorado Weather: 6/21/18

Yesterday, the weather here was beautiful.  It was mild, still and mostly sunny.  The skies became mostly cloudy in the evening, meaning that we did not go to the observatory. This morning has been mostly sunny, mild and still. The … Continue reading

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Boulder, Colorado Weather: 6/20/18

Yesterday, there was a beautiful supercell northeast of Denver.  I watched it from my car as I circled around the airport to pick up a few folks for the SSP.  I did not get to chase it, or to take … Continue reading

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Boulder, Colorado Weather: 6/19/18

I will be spending the next seven weeks in Boulder, CO, as the Site Director for the Summer Science Program (SSP).  As such, I will start forecasting for the Boulder, CO, area. Yesterday was my first day in Boulder.  Boulder … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #24

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows the weakening Hurricane Bud soon after it made landfall.  You can see the center of circulation and the long spiral rain bands. Here in New Mexico, we are receiving the precipitation from … Continue reading

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Central New Mexico Weather: 6/16/18

Yesterday was warm in the morning, but the skies clouded up early.  It actually prevented some of the diurnal heating that I think the models suggested.  Instead of widespread showers and thunderstorms, we got a few sprinkles and overcast skies. … Continue reading

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Central New Mexico Weather: 6/15/18

Yesterday was hot, but the skies clouded up a bit in the afternoon.  I also changed a few things and got my weather station back on the air. This morning has been mostly sunny, warm and still. The NWS in … Continue reading

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