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Extended Forecast Update

Just a quick update on the extended forecast since I haven’t posted in the last couple days. BTW, usually the frequency of posts you’re going to see out of me is directly proportional to how good the tornado potential is, … Continue reading

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Extended Forecast

You can’t pay much attention to any given model run, but the model trend over the last day is to lean more towards a trough digging south across the Rockies as we approach next weekend. That’s a good thing if … Continue reading

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Extended Forecast and Chase Results from this Week

Welp, not a lot to look forward to right now if you’re a storm chaser. It’s hard to believe how slow this season has been. Minus one significant tornado on Tuesday this week, the plains has been dead. I made … Continue reading

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Update on Today’s Tornado Threat

Just a quick update from the road. We are heading down I70 and should make Hays within an hour. My thoughts are about the same as last night. There is a strong tornado threat, especially near the triple point and … Continue reading

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Forecast Update

Really not a whole lot to change. I’m tight on time so I’m not going to post a new map, but if you look back a couple posts to my previous forecast map, I still think the greatest tornado threat … Continue reading

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Forecast Update for Tuesday May 1st

The 18Z NAM has a very impressive forecast sounding/hodograph just east of the triple point Tuesday afternoon (18Z NAM forecast sounding above for area just east of the triple point). There is a little bit of CINH, but otherwise that … Continue reading

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Tuesday May 1st Tornado Forecast

Interesting setup continues to come together for Tuesday. My guess is we’ll break out of our tornado drought and see the first Kansas tornadoes of 2018. There are still a lot of uncertainties with he forecast. The location of surface … Continue reading

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Forecast Update for Wednesday May 2nd Tornado Threat

I was just glancing over model data this morning at work before I head out of town and the trend with the GFS over the last 24 hours is to improve directional shear for Wednesday, making the threat of tornadoes … Continue reading

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Extended Outlook for Tornadoes

It’s been a slow and depressing start to the 2018 tornado season if you’re a storm chaser. For Oklahoma, this will end up being the slowest start for tornado season in recorded history. For Kansas, it looks like it will … Continue reading

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