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Switching to Severe Storm Mode

As storm chase season approaches, I will stop posting local weather forecasts, and instead turn my attention to the Great Plains. Right now, I am scheduled to chase: April 29 – May 4 with Magdalena High School (NM) May 10 … Continue reading

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Thinking About Storm Chasing

As the storm season approaches, I think back to the first Great Plains storm chase.   I nervously waited for that departure date- not sure whether the trip was real, or just a figment of my imagination.  At the time, I … Continue reading

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Slight Risk: 7-25-13

Wow, it’s been over a month since I last posted a slight risk prediction on here. There haven’t been many that I’ve been worthy of running a prediction, though I’ve been lazy too, and missed the hailstorm in KS a … Continue reading

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Slight Risk: 6-19-13

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a slight risk for today: Associated with this risk is a 2% tornado threat: I’m not anticipating much today, but figured I would do some analysis anyway. Right now, the dryline is much farther … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 6-11-13

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a moderate risk for the northern plains along the SD/NE border: Included in this risk is a 5% tornado ring for the Black Hills region of SD: First, let me explain how this is … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 5-29-13

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a moderate risk: Included with this risk is a 15% hatched tornado ring. Wow. Today is going to be nuts. From the SPC description, there will be ample CAPE, plenty of shear, and a … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 5-27-13, I’m headed the wrong direction!

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a moderate risk for today. Naturally, I’m on my way home, and there is no extending our stay…. To add insult to injury, there is a hatched, greater than 10% tornado risk for the … Continue reading

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