Watson Diesel Michigan Nationals 2018

5/18-19/18 – Michigan International Speedway is best known for hosting NASCAR races, but this year, they added a new type of motorsport to the schedule. Truck and Tractor Pulling. The Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League teamed up with Michigan International Speedway and Slusarski Exc. & Paving, Inc. to present the…

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Texas Storm Chasing

5/22/16 – Texas Panhandle Chasing in the Texas Panhandle is always a great experience. If not for the storms, then for the rolling hills and plains, the Caprock, and winding roads through the wilderness. It was a long trip from Michigan to Texas with my good friend Cort behind the…

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High Winds, Big Waves on Lake Michigan!

2/19/16 – This was an unusually warm, very windy, springlike day in Michigan. 60F and sunshine dominated most of the afternoon. The wind gusts were powerful, some of which were very high. Numerous high wind reports reaching into the 50-60mph range were received. One gust of 70mph was reported at…

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Convective Snow Showers

2/12/16 – This was a day that really gave me the storm chasing itch, but the thing is, these weren’t thunderstorms. They were heavy snow showers. Steep lapse rates, coupled with other favorable upper level support, sunshine, and lake effect influence created the perfect setup for intense convective snow showers.…

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Strong Grungy Storms 9/3/15

9/3/15 – This was an interesting day. Elevated storms came through in the early morning associated with a wave of low pressure. The amount of debris clouds leftover from the morning convection limited the severe potential for later in the afternoon. SPC had a general thunderstorm risk across the region.…

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