Tornado Chasing

May 30, 2013: Foot cloud

Supercell StormSupercell near Tuttle, OK Synoptic Layout 300 mb 300 mb
Synoptic Layout 500 mb 500 mb
Synoptic Layout 700 mb 700 mb
Synoptic Layout 850 mb850 mb Synoptic Layout
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Radar Loop
Radar Loop
Infrared Satellite Imagery Loop
Infrared Satellite Loop
Vertical Sounding
Visible Satellite Loop

April 14, 2012: Tornadic Outbreak

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Major County, OK 
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Alfalfa & Grant County, OK 
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Woodward County, OK 
Dust Devil near Tuttle, OK
Radar Imagery
Dust Devil near Tuttle, OK
Woodward County, OK (daytime tornado)
Dust Devil near Tuttle, OK
IR Satellite Imagery
Dust Devil near Tuttle, OK
Visible Satellite Imagery

August 6, 2011: Dust Devils

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Dust Devil near Tuttle, OK
Dust Devil near Tuttle, OK
Perfect Conditions for formation: 
1) High temperatures 
2) Calm winds (<10 m/s) 
3) Clear skies 
4) Dry regions to cause very steep lapse rates at the lowest 100 m 
5) Topographical obstruction to cause a change in wind flow

June 11, 2011: Funnel Clouds

Low Precipiation (LP) Supercell
Low Precipication (LP) Supercell near Darrouzett, TX 
Classic LP Supercell with a Mesocyclone
Classical LP Supercell near Follett, TX
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Funnel Cloud videos
Wall Cloud and Mesocyclone
Wall Cloud protruding from a Mesocyclone
Radar LoopRadar Loop Infrared Satellite Imagery Loop
Infrared Satellite Loop
Visible Satellite Imagery Loop
Visible Satellite Loop

May 24, 2011: First tornado

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Rope Tornado in McClain County, OK 
Infrared Satellite Imagery Loop
Infrared Satellite Loop

Infrared Satellite Imagery LoopVisible Satellite Loop

 

Radar Loop
Radar Loop
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