Ponca City Storm

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Storm Chase Details

Chase Date: April 8, 2011
Chase Partners:
Solo

Chasers Encountered:
None

States Chased: OK
Highest Wind Encountered: 90MPH
Severe Risks: SPC Outlooks

Chase Recap:

This was mostly a positioning day as we had an outage at the datacenter and I didn’t get home until 9pm. I did a quick forecast and realized I needed to be near Sioux City, IA for the next day and decided to stay in Salina.

As I was driving towards Salina, I drove to the storm in Ponca City, OK right to the east of I-35. There was some pretty extreme winds and reports of a tornado. Nice warm up storm for the next day.