Month: September 2019

29 Sep

May 26, 2019 – Eastern Colorado

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The 26th was the final day of our chase vacation and it was shaping up to be a rather significant weather event across the high plains from Colorado into Western Kansas. Southeasterly return flow across the high plains was expected to advect moisture into eastern Colorado which made that area look like a decent target.


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17 Sep

May 25, 2019 – Southwest Kansas

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May 25th featured rather brisk southwesterly flow across the southwest United States permeating into Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. While at the surface mid 60°F dewpoints stretched into eastern New Mexico. The dryline was rather broad, however we expected that to be the focal point for severe initiation later in the afternoon. The question was where?


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08 Sep

May 24, 2019 – Northern Texas

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May 24th featured a convectively modified boundary stretching from near Wichita down into the southern Texas Panhandle where it intersected a dryline that extended further south into the Trans-Pecos region of southwest Texas. It was looking like the same area as the day before would have the best chance for severe weather.


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