Tagged: Texas

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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Tornado Near Amarillo: June 13, 2016

I pursued a slow-moving supercell to the north of Amarillo, Texas on June 13th, 2016. After producing a large, rotating wall cloud, the storm proceeded to drop a few funnels, but no tornado, at...

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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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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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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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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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Kicking Off Chase Season

It’s great to be back in the Plains. Yesterday was the first chase day of my season and I had to drive nine hours before I even made it to my target in the...

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