A tornadic thunderstorm moved through Stearns County in Minnesota on May 1st, 2012. Kristen and I caught up with the storm near Brooten, MN.
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Kristen and I, along with Bill Doms and family, chased in Wisconsin on Sunday, April 10th, 2011. A forecasted tornado outbreak sent us into the hills and trees of northern Wisconsin. Storm motions of 55 kts meant we would only get quick looks at any storms that we were able to intercept. We intercepted this […]
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After spending an entire afternoon last week baking in the sun on Thursday’s Mod Risk/Hatched Tornado area bust, I waited until initiation with the intention of catching up with the storms a few hours after initiation in Iowa. That plan was shot down by I-35 construction zone traffic which added more than an hour and […]
Both of these images were taken in very low light. Everything today was wrapped in rain. It was a somewhat dangerous chase day for this reason, with two very experienced chasers getting hit by a tornado to our south. Both were ok. Both of these images were taken in northwest Iowa. Our prayers are with […]
I didn’t expect this day to do much. Bill called, but I wasn’t inspired to get out the door. By noon, after watch my friend, the Sig Tor parameter, climb to levels I like to see, and storm development looking imminent, I was out the door for a relatively close storm chase. I headed out […]
Kristen and I met up with Bill and Cullen Doms in the far northwestern suburbs where thunderstorms were forecast to develop. A thunderstorm developed and quickly moved east. We eventually fell 10 minutes behind in the north metro area construction and road closings, but were witness to a path of destruction of a tornado moving […]
AMAZING, CRAZY, INTENSE. After waking up in 4 inches of mud in the Badlands of South Dakota surrounded by buffalo, we headed down into Nebraska, and eventually into northwest Kansas. We found a good area to intercept storms that were forming along I-70 and moving north. We settled in around Hoxie, Kansas. The first storm […]