Posts Tagged ‘Old School Chase Case’
Wow! The last week or so has been crazy and I could never recover in time to actually get the results posted of this chase case.
This is a great chase case because it was our own Brandon Goforth’s first ever storm chase: May 6, 2001.
If you missed the first chase case challenge, you can take a look at both posts (both the start and finish) here.
It’s a moderate risk!
Your forecasting skills will be tested with this case, as a broad moderate risk typically means lots of storms and a tough target — but you don’t have to just target the moderate risk as a large and expansive slight risk area promises to potentially give the enterprising chasers an amazing day! Read More
So we picked an ultra tough day to forecast out of the gate: guilty as charged.
But to start the chase case challenge off we went exceptionally difficult with a day that would confuse us even today with real-time data. It was a true needle in the haystack type of day: May 16, 2002. Some of you guys and gals were close in your thinking, but just couldn’t quite pick a far enough west target. Read More
One of the cool new features we are wanting to do on a semi-regular basis on the blog is a forecasting challenge.. We are hearkening back to the old days of chasing – where no mobile internet was possible and the only forecasting you did was during the morning before you left the house. All you get in this challenge is a radar image from the morning, upper air and surface charts, and one lonely satellite image. Old schoolers sometimes could get mid-afternoon updates via the weather radio or a friendly phone call — but you had to be heading the right way in the morning to begin with. Thus, we begin our first old school chase challenge…