Monthly Archives: November 2015

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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. [...]

By | November 23rd, 2015|Southern Plains Weather|0 Comments

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.┬áRight now many of us are waking up to a much different airmass over the region, with a brisk north wind [...]

By | November 21st, 2015|Southern Plains Weather|2 Comments

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 [...]

By | November 19th, 2015|Photo Tips, Video Tips|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | November 18th, 2015|Other Weather|1 Comment

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! […]

By | November 17th, 2015|Storm Chasing|0 Comments

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. […]

By | November 16th, 2015|Southern Plains Weather|2 Comments