Exploring New Areas to Chase
Today starts what should be a long stretch of several storm chasing opportunities. Today will bring me to a new area that I have not visited yet, the High Plains across eastern Colorado.
My target area is most specifically northeastern Colorado, but that may change depending on how the weather forecast evolves today. I could go as far north as southeastern Wyoming and it’s likely that I will shift east into the evening, returning to Nebraska. I have done the bulk of my successful chasing this year in Nebraska and it is probably my favorite state that I have visited this year.
Large hail would appear to be the greatest severe threat today. Some damaging winds are possible with a few of the storms and I could see an isolated tornado or two develop somewhere in the general vicinity of the Wyoming/Colorado/Nebraska tri-state area. Scattered thunderstorms are likely, but I will be looking for any discrete (supercellular) thunderstorms that may go severe.
I will probably be in the same general area on Thursday, but slowly moving east. Severe threats, as discussed earlier, may become more significant by Friday and into the weekend.
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