Tag: nebraska

26 Jan

May 26, 2021 – Northwest Kansas

After the tornado in Selden on the 24th, I went home to get my phone replace since it bricked itself while I was out. Luckily I was able to put my SIM card in my iPad so I could still get data otherwise that chase would have been interesting. So I spent the 25th home taking care of that and came back out on the 26th for two final days. This day we were expecting a warm front to stretch across northern Kansas and early thunderstorm development was pretty likely.

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24 Jan

August 30, 2020 – Ainsworth, Nebraska

A surface low in western North Dakota was forecast to drift southeast into northern Nebraska by 0z with a frontal boundary extending southeast from there. With moderate instability and dew into the low 60s there seemed to be a decent chance for severe weather along the front. Given that my target for the day was the US 83 corridor between Thedford and Valentine and points east.

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23 Jan

June 19, 2020 – Southwest Nebraska

With zonal flow present across the upper third of the United States and a lee surface low forming in Colorado presented a decent opportunity for severe weather as well as along the warm front extending to the east. An area of favorable deep layer shear around the point where Wyoming, South Dakota and Nebraska meet offered the chance of supercells and with backed surface flow near the warm front meant a tornado could not be ruled out.

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