How Satellite Points the Way to the Strongest Thunderstorms

Weather satellite is the underrated tool of storm chasing champions. Listen, if you haven’t been watching this series on satellite and how to forecast for severe weather this video is the first one you should watch and then watch ALL THE REST. If you want to know more about what is actually going on in…

How to Find Weather Boundaries on Satellite Imagery

One of the most useful things satellite imagery can do for you is to map out boundaries in real-time, including where convergence is strongest and where the cap is most likely to break. Finding boundaries on satellite imagery actually isn’t that difficult for the most part, and I hope this is pretty self-explanatory after you…

Weather Satellite 101: Discerning Environmental Differences

We’re starting a new series on Tornado Titans, “Weather Satellite 101”. This series aims to teach you everything we know about satellite imagery, which we’ve been using our entire chase career as one of the biggest weather data sources you can get. Satellite images can clue you in on what is going on in real…

The Rolling Fork, Mississippi EF-4 Tornado: Explaining The Anatomy of a Disaster

I, like many of you, watched in horror as a supercell rapidly took shape and took aim on Western Mississippi. This tornado was rated an EF-4 and caused devastating human loss of life along its path. But why did it happen? What was so different about the area this tornado formed in versus the other…