Tag Archives: Wyoming

5/27/22 Storm Chase: Slight Risk

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Slight Risk for the Northern High plains today. Associated with the Slight Risk is no organized tornado threat. There is a 5% Tornado Threat Ring where I grew up, but not out … Continue reading

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5/27/19: Storm Chase Predictions

I am debating chasing the NE/CO/WY borders this afternoon, but I have to figure it out now.  I’m starting the day in Denver and should probably drive home. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued an Enhanced Risk for this … Continue reading

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Dickinson, ND, to Westminster, CO

Yesterday, was a pleasant day in western North Dakota.  We drove around the Theodore Roosevelt National Park with the windows down, and did a few short hikes. This morning has been mild, mostly sunny and still. The NWS in Bismarck, … Continue reading

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Gillette, WY, to Dickinson, ND

Yesterday, we had a pleasant drive from Westminster, CO, to Gillette, WY.  It was cloudy for part of the trip, and we did go through some light rain, but overall, it was pleasant.  Once we arrived in Gillette, it was … Continue reading

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Westminster, CO, to Gillette, WY

We had a nice sunset last night:   Today is my last morning in Boulder, CO.  We will venture to North Dakota, starting this afternoon.  I have things to tie up here in Boulder, so I don’t know when I … Continue reading

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Boulder, CO, to Newcastle, WY

We had a nice sunset last night: Today is my last morning in Boulder, CO.  We will venture to North Dakota, starting this afternoon.  I have things to tie up here in Boulder, so I don’t know when I will … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #30

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows severe storms firing over Colorado and Wyoming. Notice first the finely-grained cumulus field to the southeast of the storms.  This marks the humid and unstable environment that is forming these storms.  Also … Continue reading

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Eclipse Weather

We arrived at Dwyer Junction Rest Area, WY, just before midnight last night, under clear skies and a large crowd.  We will see what happens later today, but, I can’t imagine these clear skies clouding up in the next four … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 6/12/17

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk in a tight bull’s eye in Wyoming. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat ring. The 12Z upper air sounding from North Platte, NE, shows a … Continue reading

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