• Storm Snobbiness: A Boom/Bust Existence

    On May 21st, a gorgeous storm went up over western Kansas.  It produced a few murky tornadoes which was all fine and good for the people out chasing that day.  If that was all that came out of that storm, then I was okay with it as I sat at work unable to chase that …

  • May 30, 2016 – Palmer Divide Photo Journey (C3/16)

    I know what you’re asking, so let me just answer the questions right now to get it out of the way.  Yes, I still chase storms.  No, I didn’t chase last week when every storm in Kansas was popping out EF3+ tornadoes.  I was working just like you were.  We good on that?  Okay, let’s …

  • May 7, 2016 – Eastern Colorado Storms (C1/16)

    The 2016 storm chase season has been off to a weird start for me.  Normally by May, I’d have been out for at least 3-4 chases by now.  Somehow, yesterday was my first chase of the entire year.  Not only that, but I had to broker a deal with a co-worker to adjust my schedule …

  • Possible First Chase(s) Coming Up?

    It’s early April and that means the wish-casting is in full swing for us storm chasers.  We’ve started glueing our eye balls to the long range models praying for that glimmer of hope, usually in the 200-300 hour range.  Will we ever learn?  I haven’t apparently.  Let’s briefly chat about the prospects coming up late …