Category: Storm Chasing

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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South Dakota Storm Chase: Aug. 9, 2016

This video condenses about an hour’s worth of video into less than four minutes.The chase began with a dominant supercell thunderstorm that passed from southeastern Montana into northwestern South Dakota. Through early evening, multiple thunderstorms...

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