Archive for June, 2010
Posted on24. Jun, 2010 by Jesse.
Video Series: Part I Video Series: Part II I teamed up with Brandon Sullivan of Wicked Wind Media and Aaron Shaffer from KGAN in Cedar Rapids, IA for what looked to be a favorable chase day in northern Iowa on Thursday, June 17, 2010. As a quick overview, a shortwave was moving out of the [...]
Posted on19. Jun, 2010 by Danny.
June 17th, 2010 – Southern Minnesota Tornadogeddon Thursday, June 17th, 2010 - I almost didn’t chase this day. Almost. Not because I didn’t want to, but because I had a family obligation on Friday, the 18th, at 7 P.M. My usual chase partner Adam Lucio and I talked about this set up for a couple [...]
Posted on15. Jun, 2010 by Jesse.
On Friday, June 11th, 2010, I chased with Dr. Tom Williams from Western Illinois University, along with Steve Polley and Corey Sloan from Storm Chase Live. We awoke in Limon, Colorado and began reviewing mesoscale data, targeting that general area. When a cell erupted SW of Denver, we drove up I-70 and intercepted the cell, [...]
Posted on11. Jun, 2010 by Jesse.
I started this chase day sitting in Holyoke, Colorado watching mesoscale data. When it became apparent that initiation was taking place in two locations, I and my chase partner Dr. Tom Williams, along with Corey Sloan and Steve Polley from Storm Chase Live, decided to intercept the cells that were developing just east of the [...]
Posted on04. Jun, 2010 by Jesse.
Saturday could be another day of potentially active weather across the Central Lowlands. A 1004 mb low is progged to be situated near the IA/NE border region by Saturday morning (per the NAM, GFS and ECMWF), though exact placement varies slightly by model choice. A nearly stationary frontal boundary should be present from south central [...]
Posted on03. Jun, 2010 by Jesse.
A shortwave trough that currently resides over the south-central prairie province region of Canada will promulgate a ~ 1000mb low pressure system from the northern High Plains into the Great Lakes region by 02z Saturday. However, the exact placement of surface features associated with this attendant low pressure system vary according to the several different [...]