Author: Quincy

Colorado, Nebraska Tornadoes: June 12, 2017

The storm chase took a while to get going, as relatively high cloud bases limited the tornado potential until late in the afternoon. Once that happened, it turned into one of the top chases...

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Western Kansas Supercells: May 25, 2017

Thursday’s storm chase in western Kansas featured quite a bit of structure. Although expectations were fairly low to start the day, it is late May and it’s hard to ignore a threat for severe...

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New Mexico Supercell: May 8, 2017

I chased this supercell thunderstorm just to the southwest of Tucumcari, New Mexico Monday evening. The thunderstorm had mid-level rotation, but aside from a few brief funnels, low-level rotation was not particularly impressive. Nonetheless, the...

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Brief Tornado Near Abilene: March 28, 2017

I followed an isolated supercell in the warm sector of a southern High Plains storm system Tuesday afternoon, southwest of Abilene, TX. As this supercell approached town, it briefly produced a small/narrow tornado. Similarly...

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Oklahoma Tornado: March 26, 2017

I caught this tornado about five miles east of Ada, Oklahoma this evening. This storm chase was interesting, as it took a while for storms to mature and they struggled with only marginal boundary...

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AR/KS/MO/OK Severe Threat: Thursday, March 9th

Thursday PM is gradually becoming more interesting with respect to a localized severe threat across the southeastern KS/southwestern MO/northeastern OK/northern AR vicinity. The large scale pattern is not particularly interesting, but a wave of...

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Top 10 Storm Chases of 2016

It was an exciting year in 2016 as I chased dozens of storm events all across the United States and even Canada on a pair of occasions. This countdown highlights some of the most...

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The Untold Chase Story: 9/4/16

Chases are filled with “untold” stories. Sometimes these stories are insignificant or unrelated to the chase itself, but other times the experiences reach another level. Today’s chase fell into that latter category. The chase...

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