Tennessee Valley

On the heels of chasing in the Midwest two days ago, I headed south into the Tennessee Valley yesterday. There was a marginal tornado threat, particularly from far southern Kentucky, down into Tennessee. The chase was quite difficult, mainly due to terrain and road networks. There were a few brief tornadoes, but the bigger story was a fairly widespread swath of damaging winds. Without much visibility, I didn’t get many clear visuals. I did notice low cloud bases and swift storm motions, but that was about it.

After calling it a night, I headed west to Arkansas, making a road-trip around the south. On the way, I was able to capture a picturesque sunset near Parkers Crossroads. I could actually tell that the sunset was going to be fantastic, but again, due to terrain in the area, it was quite a challenge to find a spot with at least somewhat of a decent view. Some of the colors are a bit overexposed, but that’s how the iPhone 6 handles bright sunsets:

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Quincy is a meteorologist and storm chaser who travels around the country documenting and researching severe weather. He has on-air experience with stations such as WTNH-TV in New Haven, CT and WREX-TV in Rockford, IL. He was most recently a digital meteorologist for weather.com.

After achieving his B.S. degree in Meteorology at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) in 2009, he returned as a University Assistant to help produce weather broadcasts. He also gave guest lectures and worked on website design.

He has over nine years of professional weather forecasting experience and his forecasts have been featured in newspapers and on radio stations in multiple states.

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