Month: October 2010

26 Oct

October 26, 2010 – Indiana/Ohio

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The epic storm of 2010, Bombogenesis 2010, whatever you want to call it.  The storm that was winding up over the northern plains was going to be epic as it strengthened and moved off to the northeast.  My decision was stay in Michigan and wait out the squall line that was expected to blow through, or head south where supercells might pop in front of the line.
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24 Oct

October 23-24, 2010 – Iowa / Illinois

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So, with chase season winding down and an opportunity for that “one last chase” of the year, the setup in Iowa on Saturday the 23rd seemed worth a shot.   A warm front was expected to retreat into the area, CAPE was supposed to edge up to 2,000 and surface winds were backed.  The only real concern is that it was Iowa, which, traditionally gives storm chasers a difficult time.
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