Monthly Archives: April 2015

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Beautiful Supercell in the Texas Panhandle! – April 22, 2015

I departed the home fort of Tornado Titans with Eugene Thieszen and our friend (and guest camera-man) Brandon Sloter for the Texas Panhandle on April 22, 2015. This day was a pretty solid looking day, with models zero-ing in on what appeared to be an obvious boundary play in the Panhandle with an anticipated southeastward [...]

By | April 30th, 2015|Storm Chasing|0 Comments

Severe Weather Chances Returning Next Week, A Look at May

Just in time for May, it appears we will see severe weather chances return to the region by early to midweek next week as a trough slowly makes it way towards us. Right now it doesn't appear that the threats next week will be higher end, at least initially -- with wind shear remaining somewhat [...]

By | April 29th, 2015|Southern Plains Weather|1 Comment

SW Oklahoma Severe Storms, Hailstorm – April 18, 2015

Myself and Brandon Sullivan left OKC for SW Oklahoma on April 18 with hopes that we'd see some huge hail. As we meandered onwards the conditions rapidly seemed to be coming together for a tornado event, the SPC was sold on that as well, issuing a tornado watch for the afternoon across Western Oklahoma. We [...]

By | April 28th, 2015|Storm Chasing|2 Comments

Heavy Rain, Slight Chance of Some Severe WX – April 27, 2015

The strong storm system which brought significant severe weather yesterday to Texas (hey we told you!) will continue sliding east over the region with very heavy rain and a slight chance of some severe weather down in Texas. Let’s break it down shall we? […]

By | April 27th, 2015|Southern Plains Weather|0 Comments

Significant Severe Weather Possible Today in Region – April 26, 2015

Let’s just call today the hodograph of doom day — and then we can get into our official forecast, ok? An impressively strong storm system will slam into a moist and unstable airmass today, setting the stage for a potentially signficant severe weather event across North and Central Texas. […]

By | April 26th, 2015|Southern Plains Weather|0 Comments

Severe Weather Tomorrow – Then Heavy Rain – April 25, 2015

The last in a line of storm systems is scheduled to move through the region tomorrow, dumping some extremely heavy rain as well as bringing a chance of severe weather to the region. The severe weather threats tomorrow will primarily be large hail, with perhaps a tornado or two also possible.  Afterwards, the threat will [...]

By | April 25th, 2015|Southern Plains Weather|0 Comments

Breaking Down Today’s Severe Weather Threat – April 24, 2015

I’m not sure it’s a good thing to open a blog talking about a lack of instability and moisture on a severe weather day/chase day — but that’s exactly what I’m about to do. Be it from ongoing storms south or from moisture and cloud problems north — I’m just not seeing the atmosphere being [...]

By | April 24th, 2015|Southern Plains Weather|2 Comments