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Into The Storm Movie [was "Is anyone else worried that..."]

Jul 27, 2014 - 8:45 PM - by Marcus Diaz
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"Into the Storm" will once again breath in a new era of young, reckless, idiotic chasers much like that when Storm Chasers was Discovery's biggest show? I wasn't chasing in the mid 90s but was that the case when Twister came out? Either way I think we will once again see new people in the chase scene whose only push to go out and chase was this new movie. Of course, we all know there's not going to be much realism to this movie. We all know that there's no way there's that many 747s at any... [Read More]
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What exactly is a "Wind Feature"? Does anyone really know?

Aug 22, 2014 - 1:52 PM - by Andy Wehrle
I think I first heard this term thrown about as one being responsible for the deaths of Samaras et al on 31 May 2013 at El Reno. It seems to be trying to describe something that is smaller-scale even than the individual suction vortices within a multiple-vortex tornado.

Another place I've seen the phrase several times is on Max Hagen's Extreme Planet blog. http://extremeplanet.me . His analyses of many historical and recent... [Read More]
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2014-08-22 FCST: SD/MN

Aug 21, 2014 - 3:09 PM - by Skip Talbot
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I've seen some pretty goofy hodos, but this is right up there:



The NAM for the past couple runs has been deepening and ejecting a surface low on Saturday over eastern SD/western MN. Low level veering and shear looks... [Read More]
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Tornado Hunters on CMT will this be a EF5 or will it Not produce.

Aug 21, 2014 - 12:22 PM - by Mtobin
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I recently found out there is a new show that they are releasing on CMT in Canada and if it gets a larger following they will release it in the US. The Show Follows

Greg Johnson-- Photographer

Chris Chittick-- Former TVN Filmer now on his own mission

Ricky Forbes--- Driver

I feel this show might be good from what I have seen but still up in the air about it. Have any of you seen this and what are your thoughts. Do you think this will... [Read More]
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2014-08-20 REPORTS: SD

Aug 21, 2014 - 2:35 PM - by Skip Talbot
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Targeted the Mitchell to Huron area for evening supercells. Morning models were a bit further south with the placement of the warm front so stayed on 90 through early afternoon instead of going north. Lingering high level clouds and elevated convection persisted along the warm front through afternoon, while the warm sector to the south remained capped with little forcing. By late afternoon there was no cumulus on or south of the warm front. The only shot at storms looked like upslope activity... [Read More]
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