Category Archives: 2011 Chases


May 22, 2011 – Eastern Iowa Chase

After the disappointment with the storm action the day before, I was primed and ready for something better. A classic triple point set up was progged to move across Iowa.  Heat and humidity was in […]

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May 21, 2011 – Southwest Iowa Chase

Having not chased in a long while, I was definitely anxious to get out and chase some storms again.  Storms were forecast to begin NE KS and eventually move towards Iowa.  Well this is exactly […]

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April 09, 2011 – Northwest Iowa Chase

Started the day off by analyzing model data, etc as usual.  I knew today had potential, just didn’t realize how much.  A potent weather situation was setting up across the state, especially across NW / […]

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April 3, 2011 – Short SE IA chase

Spent a few hours this evening chasing (literally) an explosive line of severe thunderstorms.  It was another triple point set up, with not much in the way of storms expected as a strong cap was […]

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March 22, 2011 SW IA Chase

Today was forecast to be an “exciting” day weather wise, as a classic triple was forecast to set up over the state. Chasers from all over converged on Iowa. Keeping things brief – Departed from […]

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First official day of Spring brings the 1st chase of the year….NOT!

What can I say other than today had a slight glimmer of hope.  A triple point set-up was poised to move across the state following a round of storms during the early morning hours.  We […]

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