With everyone’s eyes on the event predicted for the 19th, overlooked was the “day before” event that was setting up along the TX/NM border.   Target of the day, for me, was Dalhart, Texas in the northwestern Panhandle of Texas.  Forecasts were showing a low centered in southeast Colorado with a […]

After a long day of travel from Wichita, KS to Midland, TX and mostly sunny skies, I was ready to do some storm chasing again.  SPC has Southwest Texas tagged as a slight risk for severe weather this day.  A stationary front was positioned across southern New Mexico and Central […]

I wasn’t sure what to think of this day.  It appeared that storm motion was going to be nearly parallel to the boundary that was supposed to trigger the storms in the evening.  That meant there wouldn’t be much of a window for isolated supercells to plod along.  Anyway, I […]

Figured the day before was as good as this trip was going to get.  They say the average chase success happens once every seven chases.  Today the initial chase target was Lawton, OK.  The forecast for the day had moist air advecting in quickly from the south bringing CAPE values […]

My chase vacation was originally scheduled to start May 6th, however for a couple of days everyone was talking about a huge severe weather outbreak at the beginning of the following week.  I decided to shift my vacation so I could jump right in on Monday the 10th.  I left […]