The year’s most intense supercell? In NEW MEXICO?!

I did not, under any circumstances, think May 24, 2023 would present one of the most powerful supercells I’ve ever seen. I’m still dissecting this storm with fellow chasers to think through how it could’ve intensified to such a powerful cell. At one point, at 5 miles south and east of the parent updraft I…

This was the most maxed out day I’ve ever chased

There’s not much else you can say about May 24, 2011 except that every index you look for to get tornadoes on the Southern Plains was at or near max levels. Deservedly, the Storm Prediction Center issued a high risk for this day, and the results bore out the absolutely incredibly maxed out atmosphere from…