Tag: wind

09 Oct

June 21, 2019 – The Winds of Northeast Colorado

Nick Nolte / Blog, Storm Chasing / / 0 Comments

June 21st featured a couple of areas of interest across the central US for severe weather. An enhanced risk existed downstream of an MCS marching across Iowa and two other slight risk areas in North Dakota and Eastern Colorado. I’m partial to playing Colorado upslope, especially given that the following day appeared to be in Colorado as well.


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23 Jun

June 23, 2010 – Northern Indiana Derecho

Nick Nolte / Blog, Storm Chasing / / 0 Comments

I was anticipating some pretty decent severe weather across central Lower Michigan.  This did not pan out at all.  I ended up heading just across the border into Indiana to at least catch the derecho that was heading east so the day wouldn’t be a complete loss.  I sat around home in Grass Lake, MI until about 1pm before I decided to go out.  Although the SPC had trimmed back the moderate risk to exclude most of mid-Michigan, the ingredients still looked pretty good.  The worrisome thing was the cloud shield left over from the MCS that cruised through in the early morning around 10am.  However, there was some clearing in Wisconsin and across Lake Michigan, so hopefully that’d propagate into Michigan.  I had figured everything in Illinois and Indiana would go linear and develop into a derecho as the day progressed and I figured central Michigan was the best chance for isolated storms.
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