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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Summer “Pop Up” Storms 8/10/15

8/10/15 – This was a warm and humid day, and there was some instability around. That usually leads to what’s commonly called “pop up” or “popcorn” convection. These types of pulse showers and storms can be isolated, scattered, or numerous, depending on the given conditions at the time. These were…

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Illinois Supercell 4/28/14

4/28/14 – Earlier in the week, I had been asked by my friend Michael if I wanted to pool gas money for a storm chase in Illinois on 4/28/14. You may remember the last time I chased with Michael, we scored big on 5/18/13 and also 5/19/13. After looking at…

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