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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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Storm Chase 2021: Day 2!

Hello, everyone! Here’s a recap of Day 2 of our Storm Chase Trip. It was definitely an interesting forecast and it left us having to make some difficult decisions. We started the day off in San Angelo, TX with a … Continue reading

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Day 1 of the 2021 Storm Chase

Day 1 of storm chase was a memorable day. Many people in the class saw there first tornado in person. The Setup There was a cut-off low over the four corners region, creating divergence over the Texas Panhandle and central … Continue reading

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Today in Weather History

On this day, in 2003, the Atlantic saw its first tropical storm to form in the month of April. For the most part, Tropical Storm Ana remained out at sea, though it did impact Bermuda and Florida. More specifically, Bermuda … Continue reading

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