Tagged: funnel cloud

First Plains Chase of 2016: April 24, Kansas

It was great to get back out to the Plains for the first chase of the spring season on Sunday. Central to northeast Kansas was my target yesterday and although there were no tornadoes...

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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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Wyoming Funnels

An interesting first chase in Wyoming landed a couple of funnel clouds. They were associated with a relatively weak looking cell on radar, but wind shear and upslope aided in assisting the rotation. This...

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Wild Chase Day in Texas

Sunday had potential and although no significant tornadoes were reported, there were at least a dozen tornadoes in total across north-central Texas. As for my chase, I left Oklahoma City in the morning and...

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Tornado? Actually, No.

This may look like a funnel cloud or even a tornado, but it’s not. What the heck is it? It’s actually called a scud cloud. These clouds are often mistaken for tornadoes or funnel...

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