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Dynamic, Complicated Storm System Moving onto the Plains

Flash flooding, ice storms, winter storms — really sans tornadoes this system this week may have just about a little bit of everything. For those of you who seriously won’t read this whole thing — and you just read the first and the last — I’ll save you some time: someone’s getting ice, a few may get some snow, and a lot of rain is going to fall leading to flash flooding. Its that kind of a system. Let’s take a peak. […]

November 25th, 2015|Southern Plains Current Weather|

Winter Weather Late Week into the Weekend

It appears a pretty decent shot at winter weather is coming to the region late this week. While specifics aren’t that great, it does seem probable that at least the northern and western parts of the region (SW KS into the N TX PH) could see some winter weather late week into the weekend.


November 23rd, 2015|Southern Plains Current Weather|

So, Where is the Weather Going from Here?

It feels like we’ve not updated the blog on actual weather conditions in some time — that’s what happens when you get a legit tornado outbreak in the region in an off month I suppose.¬†Right now many of us are waking up to a much different airmass over the region, with a brisk north wind and cold feeling temperatures. […]

November 21st, 2015|Southern Plains Current Weather|

Some Tips on Capturing Storms at Night…

After the November 16, 2015 tornado outbreak — I think I was asked about nighttime photography at least half a dozen times. I’m used to getting questions all the time, but so many questions on the exact same thing is rare! So let’s talk about it: How do you take photos and videos of storms at night? […]

November 19th, 2015|Photo Tips, Video Tips|

Some Statistics from the November 16, 2015 Tornado Outbreak

In case you missed it yesterday, we talked with Dr. Stephen Bieda and Randy Bowers from the NWS in Amarillo on the #WeatherBlab yesterday, you can watch the archive here. This morning, Dr. Bieda was very kind in sending over some preliminary stats and findings from the outbreak from the Amarillo office, which you can find below. […]

November 18th, 2015|Other Weather|

Impressive Tornado Outbreak Strikes the Plains – November 16, 2015

An impressive tornado outbreak took place yesterday over the Plains, as just enough instability combined with insane wind shear values to create an environment conducive towards storms producing tornadoes. Eugene chased the Kansas cells while Chris and Brett were in the Texas Panhandle. Let’s check out their results!


November 17th, 2015|Storm Chasing|

Severe Weather Episode Today in Texas/Oklahoma/Kansas! – November 16, 2015

A powerful upper level storm system is ejecting out onto the Plains today and tonight. When combined with increasing moisture and instability ahead of the trough, this will create an environment conducive for severe weather in the region. […]

November 16th, 2015|Southern Plains Current Weather|

Severe Weather To Impact Texas/Oklahoma Monday Night into Tuesday

Another large storm system is taking aim on the Southern Plains, with severe weather more likely this time around versus the last system. Moisture, instability, and wind shear all point towards an active severe weather event from Monday evening into the overnight hours. Needless to say, you will want to make sure you have a weather radio on and ready to go.¬† […]

November 15th, 2015|Southern Plains Current Weather|

Storm System To Move Into Southern Plains Early Next Week (11/16/15)

Yesterday’s storm system is long gone now, and after a few days of nice weather we are going to see another storm system make a run at us here in the Southern Plains. This system will once again bring a huge mix of weather, with snow possible on the north and west side of the system and severe weather on the south and east side of the system. […]

November 12th, 2015|Southern Plains Current Weather|

Big Storm System Impacting Region Today

A large storm system is moving into the region today with severe weather, a blizzard, and fire weather all possible today in the middle of the country. For the Southern Plains and our traditional coverage area (S. Kansas to N. Texas), it looks like the main impact will be fire weather — but we’re going to look at the whole of the system this morning to give all our readers a good idea on what to expect. […]

November 11th, 2015|Southern Plains Current Weather|

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