Matt Biddle

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  1. Dan Robinson

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    I was saddened to learn that Matt Biddle, a veteran in the storm chasing community, passed away last night (April 10). Matt was a prominent figure in storm chasing in the 1990s era and beyond. He participated in the VORTEX research project, and worked as a consultant for the movie "Twister". His distinctive El Camino chase vehicle was a fixture on the Plains in the 90s.

    Chuck Doswell posted this tribute:

    https://cadiiitalk.blogspot.com/2018/04/a-tribute-to-matt-biddle-my-friend-and.html

    Matt's web site:

    http://weather.ou.edu/~mbiddle/modrisk.html

    Spotter Network tribute (time sensitive, April 11)

    https://twitter.com/spotternetwork/status/984196421975855104

    From Tim Marshall:

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?...84530342966.2053772.1523239328&type=3&theater

    From Robin Tanamachi:

    https://twitter.com/tornatrix/status/984055104285429761

    This video put together by Blake Naftel includes Matt talking about the June 8, 1995 Allison, Texas tornado intercept during VORTEX:

     
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  2. Andy Wehrle

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    RIP Matt. I read a lot about him in Mark Svenvold's book "Big Weather," from when Mark chased with him during the 2004 season.
     
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    So sad to hear this, Matt Biddle was one of the first chasers I heard of when I began storm chasing in the 90's. RIP Matt.
     
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    I remember him from my days at OU. He was a motivated and passionate student and I am glad to see it reflected in his life's work.
     

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