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Tornado Forecasting From Surface Data, by David Hoadley

I just finished reading a document I received at the Storm Chaser Convention in 2008, called “Tornado Forecasting From Surface Data” by David Hoadley. The top of the paper is marked “February 10, 2008” It was an interesting read, and … Continue reading

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2006 Storm Chase Update

I am cleaning up boxes and file cabinets of old papers in my house. I ran across some storm chase notes from previous chases. I didn’t quite want to throw them away without telling their story. The 2006 Storm Chase … Continue reading

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5/11/19: Severe Weather Outlook for May 12-17

I will be chasing with High Plains Tours next week, so it’s time to evaluate the severe weather threat next week. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) is not very optimistic, with multiple days of “Potential Too Low” due to a … Continue reading

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5/10/19: Severe Weather Outlook for May 12-17

I will be chasing with High Plains Tours next week, so it’s time to evaluate the severe weather threat next week. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) is not very optimistic, with multiple days of “Potential Too Low” due to a … Continue reading

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4/30/19: Severe Weather Outlook for May 1-7

With less than a week left before I go chasing, I am watching the weather in the Great Plains closely. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has not made me feel any better.  There is a Slight Risk, just out of … Continue reading

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4/29/19: Severe Weather Outlook for May 1-7

With less than a week left before I go chasing, I am watching the weather in the Great Plains closely. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has not made me feel any better.  There is a Slight Risk, just out of … Continue reading

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4/28/19: Severe Weather Outlook for May 1-7

With less than a week left before I go chasing, I am watching the weather in the Great Plains closely. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) is a kick in the pants this morning.  Days 4 and 5 (Wednesday and Thursday) … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Outlook: May 1-7

With less than a week left before I go chasing, I am watching the weather in the Great Plains closely. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) is saying the predictability is too low for Days 6-8 (Wednesday-Friday of our trip, first … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Outlook and Storm Chase Preparation

With less than a week left before I go chasing, I figured it was time to set up a list for what still needs to happen and also give an outlook for our chase. To Do List: 1. Set up … Continue reading

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