Category Archives: Storm Chasing

Day four mostly involved us driving to Rocky Mountain National Park and setting up camp before that evenings thunderstorms rolled in. Driving to RMNP was mostly uneventful. We saw one of the clearest streams I’ve ever seen loaded with dozens of trout (North Platte River), and giant hummingbird-like moths in Grand Lake, CO. We made […]

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The national weather service called July 1st, 2011’s storms an “extreme damaging wind event”, as storms spawning tornados and damaging winds raced from Souix Falls, SD to Superior, WI.  I met up with the storm in Sibley County, MN and followed them back home, ending with a spectacular sunset, fireworks, rainbow, and lightning in Lakeville, […]

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