Archive for October, 2010
Winds will begin to subside tonight as we start to get cooler again. Temperatures this week will generally be below average, which is likely a trend that will prevail over the next couple of months, with occasional warm shots between extended periods of cooler weather. The first snow flakes for D.C. could be seen this [...]
Time for some screen grabs! Lateness due to massive amounts of sleeping, heh. Had to catch up after the crazy week. First two are from the first storm, which had a nice shelf cloud and some blue/green color to it. Last image is from a second storm that had produced a tornado in MD but [...]
Got through the camera today and picked a couple of good ones to touch up. Both are shelf clouds. Screen grabs coming up tomorrow and/or this weekend… there’s going to be some interesting stuff on there for sure! 10/26/10 picture – Near Parkersburg, WV looking W on I-77. 10/27/10 picture – Several miles east of [...]
On the way back from DELMARVA on a failed chase… saw a couple of non-rotating wall clouds, but I didn’t go with my original area, which was Fredericksburg/Richmond, VA. There were multiple tornadoes in that region. The frustration is mounting, which makes me yearn that much more for my upcoming Plains chase next spring. Pictures [...]
This is a composite radar grab from 7 AM ET (25 minutes ago) It’s October 26th. It’s morning. That’s just ridiculous. Chasing today!
On the road home from the Richmond area… went to test out the storms, but nothing happened. Grabbed some random scenery shots and that was pretty much the day. We got to test out Jason’s recent repairs on the long drive and everything turned out well. —– Highlights: Epic system over the mid-country – A [...]
The 16Z update from the SPC was a little surprising when they decided to pull the 2% and 5% TOR risk area to within chase range in SE VA. Jason and I will be going over strategy to see if we can pull off a chase today.