Category: 2015 (Chasing)

Top 10 Storm Chases of 2015

Here is a countdown of my top 10 storm chases in 2015. Storm chases were ranked by a number of factors, including photo opportunities, storm structure, excitement, etc. Let me know what you think!...

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Top 2015 Chase Photos by State

#12 New Mexico – Supercell with inflow, eastern New Mexico plains, June 13th, 2015: #11 Nebraska – An explosive thunderstorm over north-central Nebraska, June 6th, 2015: #10 Wyoming – A pair of funnel clouds...

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Panhandle Magic Part II: 11/16

In perhaps one of the last storm chases of the year, a tornado outbreak struck the High Plains from the Texas panhandle to western Kansas. It was a setup you would expect to see...

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Panhandle Magic 9/20

A marginal severe setup worked out great, on a quiet day in the Texas panhandle with very few storm chasers out. A discrete supercell fired near McLean, TX in the afternoon and moved slowly...

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Central Plains: 9/7

September 7th was an interesting severe weather setup across the central Plains.  It was fairly complex from the start, several days out, but even leading up to the night before, there were uncertainties with...

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Iowa Storms: 9/6

Thunderstorms developed across western Iowa during the afternoon on September 6th. Although a pair of supercells began to show rotation, storms tended to merge into line segments into the evening. Severe thunderstorm reports were...

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Ohio Storm Chase 8/23

Sunday was an impromptu storm chase up to the Lower Great Lakes region. I was very much on the fence about making the 10-hour drive to the general target area, but once again, just...

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Storm Footage and More: 8/9

On the heels of a conditional tornado threat, a setup with more widespread severe thunderstorm activity was likely on August 9th. I stayed in Omaha the night before, as I knew there would be a...

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