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2012

Storm Chase 2012

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Canton Lake, OK Tornado, 5/24/11


2011

Storm Chase 2011

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    Starting in 2011, we will no longer be updating the static chase diary pages. Instead, we will actively update via the tornado chase blog we've been using experimentally the last few years.
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Supercell tornado, 5/25/10
Sheridan Lake, Colorado

2010

Storm Chase 2010

DIA_Supercell

One of only two supercell thunderstorms
during Chase 2009, Denver, CO, 5/25/09

2009

Storm Chase 2009

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Multiple Vortex Tornado, Quinter, KS, 5/23/08

2008

Storm Chase 2008
(May 17 - June 3) Hopefully, a favorable pattern!

Tornado near Wakeeney KS, 5/22/07

2007

Storm Chase 2007
(May 19 - June 1) A chase with many supercells, and three tornadoes.

Collapsing Mesocylone, Hoxie, KS, 5/26/06

2006

Storm Chase 2006
(May 20 - June 6) Focus in the northern and central Plains. A season of low dew points, meager CAPE

Many Supercells, Two Tornadoes

2005

Storm Chase 2005
(May 20 - June 5) Mobile ThreatNet Onboard for Active Radar Out of Cell Phone and Other Data Coverage
Furnas County, Nebraska
May 22, 2004

2004

Storm Chase 2004
(21 Tornadoes--4 Cyclic Tornadic Supercells--Stunningly Successful Trip)

Near Friona, TX
June 3, 2003

2003

Storm Chase 2003
(Three tornado days, lots of supercells, 7000+ miles of chasing)

Near Spearman TX
May 23, 2002

2002

Storm Chase 2002
A few tornadic whirls...several wonderful supercells.

Developing Funnel on Wall Cloud
near Ada, OK , 20 May 2001

2001

Storm Chase 2001
(only through May 29), encounter with a weak tornado in southeast Oklahoma, several supercells (a couple of possible tornadoes) with Chuck and Vickie Doswell.

Mobile Mesonet Operations Area for Classic Supercells

2000

Storm Chase 2000
with the Mobile Mesonets at STEPS 2000 and chasing with Chuck and Vickie Doswell.

Forming Tornado Looking North,
Roswell, NM, May 25, 1999

1999

Storm Chase 1999
Record number of supercells, record number of miles traveled, three days participating with VORTEX99.


Large Tornado in Dust and Smoke,
Wakita, OK, May 24, 1998

1998

Storm Chase 1998
Mostly a big bust


Developing tornado on wall-cloud,
25 May 1997 near Anthony, Kansas.

1997

Six tornadoes near Wichita, KS highlight 1997 chase trip.


San Angelo, TX, May 29, 1996

1996

Take a look at great lightning near San Angelo, TX and other spectacular photos from our 1996 chase.

Ballinger, TX, May 31, 1995

1995

Chasing across half of central North Texas. The Sweetwater, TX, May 31, 1995 tornadic supercell

Miami, TX, May 28, 1994

1994

Most photogenic and spectacular supercell tornado documented in any of our chases. Miami, TX, May 28, 1994 tornado