Category Archives: Severe Weather

High Plains Tours Storm Chase Day #2: Slight Risk 5/10/22

For the next six weeks, my attention is fully dedicated to severe weather and storm chasing. I am currently chasing storms with High Plains Tours. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued an Slight Risk for the West Texas today. … Continue reading

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Enhanced Risk: 5/6/22

For the next six weeks, my attention is fully dedicated to severe weather and storm chasing. Yesterday, the SPC showed two tornado reports in eastern Texas. Unfortunately, two people were inured in one of these storms. It goes to show … Continue reading

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Enhanced Risk: 5/5/22

For the next six weeks, my attention is fully dedicated to severe weather and storm chasing. Yesterday, the SPC showed nine tornado reports, most of which were east of my target area by 100+ miles. I think that is close … Continue reading

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Enhanced Risk: 5/4/22

For the next six weeks, my attention is fully dedicated to severe weather and storm chasing. Yesterday, the SPC showed no tornado reports. The storms that formed were largely wind events. From the tracks of the reports, it looks like … Continue reading

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Slight Risk: 5/3/22

For the next six weeks, my attention is fully dedicated to severe weather and storm chasing. Yesterday, the SPC is showing four tornado reports, all a little ways from my target area. However, this system came together as expected and … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 5/2/22

For the next six weeks, my attention is fully dedicated to severe weather and storm chasing. Yesterday, the SPC is showing no tornado reports so far, but I saw photos from one of my storm chaser friends who had a … Continue reading

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Enhanced Risk: 5/1/22

For the next six weeks, my attention is fully dedicated to severe weather and storm chasing. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued an Enhanced Risk for parts of the Southern Plains today. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a … Continue reading

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Central New Mexico Weather: 4/27/22

Yesterday was sunny, mild and still. I did get to spend a little time outside, and it was really pleasant. This morning, the weather is mostly sunny, mild and still in Socorro. My weather station in Rio Rancho says: The … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 3/30/22

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for parts of the Gulf Coast today. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched, 15% tornado threat ring. To summarize the SPC:  An upper-level trough will push into the … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 3/22/22

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for parts of the Gulf Coast today. (I yesterday’s risk when it was upgraded from Enhanced to Moderate). Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched, 15% tornado threat ring. … Continue reading

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