2019 Storm Chase Videos
The 2019 Monsoon Storm Chase | Incredible bolts to end the season and lessons learned | Part IV
The close of the 2019 monsoon season for me was an eventful one. Two of my best lightning days happened towards the end of the year which I think can be attributed to growing comfort and experience with the monsoon chasing experience. It is funny that, after nearly 20 years of chasing, the monsoon season…
The 2019 Monsoon Storm Chase | The Cloud-To-Ground Lightning Heats Up Edition | Part III
Chasing with friends always makes chase days better. As Titan Eugene Thieszen arrived in the southwest for his shot at some monsoon chasing, it was my hope that the atmosphere would cooperate and provide us with some beautiful scenes. Thankfully, it did just that with Gene in the area! This summer was a giant learning…
The 2019 Monsoon Storm Chase | In Search of Thunderstorm Electrical Discharges | Part II
The first few weeks of the 2019 monsoon were just a primer for the heart of the season. As my first season of living in the Southwest US continued, I was taking a lot of hard lessons to heart. It seemed that as I learned, the misses on epic lightning continued to mount. When it…
The 2019 Monsoon Storm Chase | Beautiful Skies, Incredible Scenes | Part I
The monsoon season in the Southwest US is one of our favorite patterns to chase. Its way more relaxed than supercells on the plains but oftentimes just as breathtaking and awe-inspiring. Did we mention the photography is amazing? These storms are of a different breed. They’re born from moisture residing over a hot desert surface….
September 10th 2019 Jay Em, Wyoming Tornado
A series of strong tornadoes occurred near/southwest of Jay Em, Wyoming, very rare for mid September! Large hail up to at least baseball size was also reported.
May 28th, 2019 Paradise, KS Tornado
A supercell produced numerous significant tornadoes from near Paradise, KS to Tipton, KS. This video captures the tornado in multiple shapes and sizes! For licensing contact firstname.lastname@example.org
May 27th, 2019 Yuma, CO Tornado & I76 Hail Storm
A supercell formed near Denver and moved toward Fort Morgan, CO. Copious amounts of hail fell along I76 and traffic slowed down. Later, a supercell formed near Limon, moving north and produced a tornado near Yuma, which is the first clip here. This storm eventually produced significant hail as it moved into Nebraska.
May 24th, 2019 Ralls, TX Flash Flooding
Thunderstorms formed all around Lubbock, TX and produced very heavy rainfall and sat over the same area. This resulted in flash flooding all across the area. This video captures the flooding and a jackknifed semi and a vehicle that hydroplaned into the median.
5/23/2019 Canadian, TX Wedge Tornado
For licensing contact email@example.com A large wedge tornado formed northwest of Canadian, TX and moved east/northeast, eventually becoming a large white stovepipe tornado.
5/20/19 Mangum. OK Tornado
A supercell formed in the Texas Panhandle and moved northeast. It intermittently was tornadic, but the most substantial tornado formed southwest of Mangum, OK and moved toward town. There was damage reported in a number of locations in the area. For licensing contact firstname.lastname@example.org
5/17/19 Southwest Kansas Tornadoes
A supercell formed near the Oklahoma Kansas border and tracked northeast. This video tracks nearly 3 hours of tornadoes from the KS/OK border to near Ford, KS. It also captures damage including a barn destroyed leaving just the tractor inside, a wildfire and mangled trees.
May 5th, 2019 Tahoka, TX Tornado
A supercell formed southwest of Lubbock, TX and moved Southeast along a boundary. What started as a small dusty tornado, quickly became a strong tornado, though remained shrouded in dust for much of its life. The timelapse at the end of the video shows the initial formation of the tornado. Also, after the tornadoes, we…
April 30th, 2019 Byars, TX Tornado
A tornado formed from a supercell just south of the Oklahoma/Texas border and slowly drifted north. It took on multiple shapes and occasionally had multiple vortices. Unfortunately due to no river crossings, I was a bit further from the tornado than I wanted to be, but I braved some hail as seen in the video…
April 13th, 2019 Vicksburg, MS Tornado Damage
A tornado impacted portions of Vicksburg, MS.. One area near a Kroger and several small business and restaurants was hardest hit. This video shows various angles of the damage including damaged vehicles and businesses.. Also, I captured various flooded roads, trees down and blinding rainfall and even a mudslide. Roof Camera – GoPro Hero 7…
April 6 2019 Cameron, TX Tornado
I captured two very brief, weak tornadoes just north of Cameron, TX. This was from a supercell that moved along a warm front in the area. This video contains those tornadoes as well as a few neat timelapse sequences. Roof Camera – GoPro Hero 7 Black: bit.ly/hero7blackgopro Other Shot – Panasonic Lumix GH5: bit.ly/GH5Panasonic Dash…
April 3rd, 2019 Memphis, TX Supercell Timelapse
I chased this supercell from near Memphis, TX into southwestern Oklahoma. It was a magnificent beast once it got spinning and really had great structure. Hail of 2″+ was reported. There was only one point it got anywhere close to producing a tornado, but regardless, the structure was superb! Roof Camera – GoPro Hero 7…