2017 Storm Chase Videos

April 16, 2017 Storm Chase | Tornadoes near Chester, Oklahoma

This was a pretty nuanced day for forecasting, with a subtle outflow boundary draped across NW OK with shear plenty capable of producing supercells. However, weather models were not picking up on this environment very well with everything pointing towards the TX Panhandle. Regardless, we targeted the OFB and was rewarded with a tornado producing…

March 26, 2017 Storm Chase | High Based Supercell in Eastern Oklahoma

This was a solid start to the 2017 season with a dryline setting up very near I-35. As storms erupted, we followed a supercell which never quite got beyond initial organization stages. It tried to produce a wall cloud, but the limited moisture kept the base pretty high and benign except for a very brief…

March 6, 2017 Storm Chase | Langston, Oklahoma Wildfire

March into early April tends to be the busiest fire season in Oklahoma. Despite the fact we were on the east side of a dryline awaiting storms, a wildfire broke out near Langston. Since we were waiting for storms, we spent some time documenting this extreme weather event.