Monthly Archives: March 2015

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Slight Risk of Severe Storms Across S. OK/N TX Today – March 31, 2015

The atmosphere always has a few tricks up its sleeve — and today is no exception. I went to sleep last night preparing to head south and west for severe storms as models generally agreed on this — and I wake up this morning to find models deciding that wasn’t such a brilliant idea after [...]

By | March 31st, 2015|Southern Plains Weather|0 Comments

Some Tips on How to Safely Document Tornadoes

Yesterday, I wrote about how we have a problem in storm chasing and asked the ever-pertinent question, “Why has it become so hard for chasers to not get hit?” Today, I want to offer up a series of suggestions on how to avoid that situation in the future. I actually have written some of these [...]

By | March 30th, 2015|Storm Chase Topics|0 Comments

Busy Week of Severe Weather Ahead!

Remember when we were talking about March being slow, not busy? I remember writing back at the beginning of the month that the last half would be much different and we’d have severe weather — but it seems like we went from 0 to 60 in a blink of an eye. Well here we go [...]

By | March 30th, 2015|Southern Plains Weather|0 Comments

Why Has It Become So Hard for Chasers To Not Get Hit?

Well…this blog post should be fun. Let me preface this entire post by saying a couple of things right off of the bat. First, I’m writing this from a genuine position of humbleness, in that I have made mistakes and will certainly make more mistakes. Second, I also write this from the position of someone [...]

By | March 29th, 2015|Storm Chase Topics|7 Comments

Some Common Misconceptions About Being Ready for Severe Weather

When it comes to severe weather safety and preparedness, half of the battle is convincing the listener that many of their commonly held beliefs are completely wrong. For whatever reason, bad advice filters through the population which results in people being nowhere near ready for when a real severe weather emergency threatens them. I’ve taken [...]

By | March 28th, 2015|Titan U|2 Comments

Six Ways to Be More Prepared This Storm Season

“We had no warning.” “The sirens didn’t sound, so we didn’t worry about it.” These are common excuses many people offer up when severe weather catches them off-guard — but the simple fact is, most of the time at least, severe storms impacting you are well advertised and warned in advance. Given the access to [...]

By | March 27th, 2015|Titan U|0 Comments

Supercells, Tornadoes Impact Central Oklahoma – March 25, 2015

Well, we had tornadoes in March in America — and while the total number wasn’t high, the season started off with an unfortunately deadly day. The event was overall forecast quite well by the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center, with all but one tornado being rather brief/weak yesterday. Let’s get to our chase [...]

By | March 26th, 2015|Southern Plains Weather, Storm Chasing|1 Comment