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WKU Storm Chase Day 12

This is the final day of our storm chase trip for 2021. We started in Lubbock, TX this morning. This would be our last forecast discussion of the trip. We began the discussion at 10:30 that morning with two possible … Continue reading

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WKU Storm Chase Day 11

We woke up in McPherson, KS after a long day of chasing. On this day we had a forecast discussion in the van after we looked around at some damage from strong winds, hail and flooding from the night before. … Continue reading

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WKU Storm Chase Day 10: 05/26/201

Day 10 of the 2021 WKU Storm Chase was nothing short of exciting to say the least! We had apretty solid forecast and not very far to travel from Sterling, CO. The Atmospheric Setup We started by looking at the … Continue reading

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Storm Chase Day 9

A lack of upper level support left us without a target, so we used the day to travel in preparation for tomorrow. We woke up in Liberal, KS and headed for what is quickly becoming a new home in Sterling, … Continue reading

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Storm Chase 2021 Day 6

Today had a very similar set up to yesterday. It featured a NE oriented boundary draped across northeast CO. There is racing Northerly flow at 500mb showing up on the models that could potentially throw the storms over the boundary … Continue reading

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Storm Chase 2021 Day 8

Yesterday, we woke up in Colby, Kansas after a long day of chasing. Luckily we didn’t have to drive too far to get to our target. The Setup Yesterday, there was a upper level low pressure system in southwestern Canada … Continue reading

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Storm Chase 2021: Day 7

We woke up in Sidney, Nebraska to begin the morning and held our daily forecast discussion in the lobby of the hotel. We had some people staying in the hotel ask questions before and after the discussion as well. Our … Continue reading

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Storm Chase 2021: Day 5

This morning we woke up in Chadron, Nebraska to a cool yet humid morning. We traveled a couple of hours to Sidney, NE. Atmospheric Setup The SPC Day 1 Outlook gave a slight risk for severe weather from southeastern South … Continue reading

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Storm Chase 2021: Day 4!

We woke up in Loveland, CO this morning and held our morning forecast discussion in the hotel lobby. The drive wasn’t expected to be too long, which was a big change of pace for the group! Atmospheric Setup The SPC … Continue reading

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Storm Chase 2021: Day 3!

The Day 3 reap of our storm chase trip is mostly a quiet one. A lot of discussion in the morning led to the decision of traveling north for the day to set up for Thursday and Friday of the … Continue reading

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