CHASE CASE #3

Hmm... after looking at the vis satellite and the latest data, I would place myself in Belleville, KS, which gives me the option of moving west on Highway 36 or north on Highway 81 to intercept any cells that initiate from the cu field in the Hill City-Phillipsburg area.
 
I still do not know what the date is, so im still in.

Im going to move west just a smidge, to Seneca, KS. There I will be able to move in any direction fairly easily. Awaiting the storms to fire up to make another move! Let it happen!!! :D
 
Drove up to Sioux City from Ames in the morning. Currently sitting there near the warm front.
 
I have seen this SPC discusion before and have a few events running though my head but without knowing for sure I will stay in the game and will stay at Betrice, Nebraska untill storms initiate.
 
I just got caught up on all the updates as I have been on the road today. As of the last update I would have made my way south from Plankinton, SD towards the O'neill, NE area and would be intercepting the storm currently in Holt County, NE.
 
At the 12Z update, I've decided to leave Lawrence and head to Belleville, KS. Good east west and north south options out there. Don't want to head to far west into capville, so am cautiously moving west northwest. Gonna get there around 20Z and will await the next update.
 
After seeing the 20Z maps, I'm going to head out of Belleville to the west and maybe drop a little south, but am keeping an eye on the radar. Gonna head toward Osborne, KS for now
 
I don't recognize the day but look at those cells in eastern CO! From Beatrice I'm closing the gap on the cell near Hebron, NE. Don't know if it'll go tornadic but it's the biggest thing I can reach at the time.
 
What the heck happened to Kurt? I swear, the guy just vanished into thin air, car and all. Took my freakin' Frisbee, too.

Sigh. Well, guess I'll Rain-X up my windshield and hang here in Concordia by myself, because this isn't a date I chased, and I don't recognize the setup. Seems hard to go wrong, though.
 
20z - 21z UPDATE

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On like DonkeyKong! I'm, going to sample the cell straddling the NE/KS border, while keeping an ear to the radio concerning the one around Concordia. (I think I know the day...)
 
Watching supercell exploding just to my west. Plan to intercept as it gets to US 81 north of Concordia. Will then utilize nice grid of roads to keep pace with the storm as it moves north and east.
 
Following Patrick from Hebron down towards Belleville. The storm west of Concordia looks like the storm to go after but will stop and take a look at the storm forming at the KS/NE border.
 
Inching west across the Missouri River into South Dakota...heading for Yankton at the moment, but will be ready to jump on any storm around me that goes up.
 
I am heading south to get infront of the storm near the NE/KS border.
 
Yeah no kidding! Maybe I'm booking it back to Limon? Could be just like June 15th! For the sake of this case however, I like my position in Belleville...
Ah yes June 15th, gotta love the Palmer Divide on days like that. 4 tornadoes and absolutely no chaser convergence anywhere to be had. We had those tornadoes all to ourselves!
 
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