Category Archives: Possible Chase Opportunity

Westminster, CO, to Rio Rancho, NM

Yesterday, was a pleasant drive, minus about an hour of cloudy, rainy skies in South Dakota.  We punched west of the storms and went back to open windows and nice weather. This morning has been mild, mostly sunny and still. … Continue reading

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Severe Storms Forecast: 6/3/18

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Slight Risk today for New Mexico. They also issued a 2% Tornado Threat Ring centered in this area as well. Synoptically speaking, the 250 mb NAM chart shows little upper-level support.  We … Continue reading

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Storm Chase: Day #4

Yesterday was a down day.  We spent the day in Boulder, under rainy skies. We spent some time trying to decide whether to bail for the week, or whether to chase tiny chances.  We sat at Trevor’s house for hours, … Continue reading

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Departure!

Today begins the chapter in the 2018 Storm Chase.  I will drive to Denver today, and will pick up my two chase partners, Kathryn Prociv and Trevor White tomorrow morning. I have loaded up the car.  I will do a … Continue reading

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Storm Chasing – Looking Ahead

Because I don’t mind having my heart broken, apparently, I am spending some more time looking at the GFS Supercell Parameter. It looks like a calm pattern until we start chasing again on Thursday.  Thursday shows a target area in … Continue reading

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