Tagged: supercell

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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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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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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Mini-Supercell in Arkansas: April 30

After starting the day with a lot of uncertainties, I’m glad I stuck with this chase, because it ended up being worth the patience. Having chased the previous four days and five of the...

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Return to the Panhandle: April 28, 2016

Today was a classic panhandle chase that also brought me into northwest Texas and others into southwest Oklahoma. Structure was the key word tonight. As with many storms this season, the supercells in this...

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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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