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Top 10 Storm Chases of the 2010’s

Since it is the end of a decade, I thought I’d look back and rank the top 10 chases of the past 10 years. It’s crazy that 2 of my top 10 were in November. #10 – November 16, 2015 – Texas Panhandle nocturnal tornado outbreak Multiple large and violent […]

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New Site Launch

After almost 2.5 years of building, I finally have migrated my former sites from Drupal and WordPress into a combined WordPress site. This included building a new plugin for storm chase accounts and redoing all of my galleries. I also added a custom PHP/MySQL solution for displaying my travel maps […]

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ChaserCon Canada Presentation

I recently spoke at my first ChaserCon in Canada which was held in Calgary this year. Unfortunately I caught a bit of a cold and struggled through my presentation, but that is the problem with dry air. I love Calgary, it’s one of my favorite cities to visit. The scenery […]

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Hurricane Irma

It appears I may be undertaking my first Hurricane chase this upcoming weekend in Florida. Irma appears to make landfall as a strong annular hurricane. Right now models are showing a south Florida landfall, but they have been all over the place so I am placing very little stock in […]

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Tornado Forecasting Class

One of the cooler things I’ve gotten to be apart of at my job is the Tornado Forecasting Class that Rich Thompson of the SPC is putting on. I was tasked with setting up a live stream, and after 1 class I am pretty happy with the results. I’m also […]

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New Server

I’ve shipped a new Dell R610 to the datacenter in Michigan and should have a new server online by this time next week! The speed on my website among other things should be significantly increased with this new hardware. Looking forward to get it online

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Brief thoughts after Moore, OK Tornado

May 3, 1999 is a day I will never forget. I was 15 years old at the time and was listening to all the coverage of the monster tornado that had gone through the Moore and Oklahoma City metro area that afternoon over a newer-ish invention called Real Player, which […]

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