May 20, 1997
Forecasters at work at Amarillo NWSFO. This is a great
office!! Meteorologists at work right in the middle of the "Llano
Estacado" ("The Staked Plains")
From left to right, John Monteverdi, Ron Smith, Thom
Trimble, "Chase Vehicle 1997", the Doppler radar dome.
First day out. Cold front/baroclinic boundary into far southern
Texas. Winds have come around to southeasterly at Amarillo. Trough
in subtropical branch to our west. This is a dead day!! However,
tomorrow may be better!!