Who's itching for spring season already?

I'm deffinately ready for spring. I'll be out there for at least the last 2 weeks of May. Hopefully by then we'll have enough drough relief in the plains to help out tornado season. My only concern is the el Nino that we're experiencing right now. I'm not too familiar with how el nino affects it.
 
Ready here as well. Also hope to get some Texas panhandle dryline action as I haven't chased this area yet. Will be taking my ham test and getting a dual band radio for this season which is exciting. Chris I hope you have some luck this year. I will not be taking a chase vacation, but will chase just about every decent looking setup possible as just about anywhere is within a days drive to a target area.

Chris
 
When the TX Panhandle magic is on...just head for Carson/Gray/Wheeler Counties...you'll be sure to nail one. Just watch out for the softballs !! Ouch !!!
 
Panhandle Magic??? Oh yeah, baby....bring it on. No better place in the world for a good chase than the TX panhandle.
Hurry up spring!!!!!!
 
April can't get here soon enough. Driving me crazy watching the tornado warned areas in south / southeast. Is it me or are they a little harder to figure out compared to spring plains storms?
 
Doesn't matter to me... I like just about every extreme type of weather. But, even with that said - this winter has been pretty dull in my neck of the woods, so fast forwarding through the rest of a dull season never hurts.
 
Dont forget that March has turned out some really good events the past few years (especially southern plains chasers). I know the storms tend to be racing but I would rather have racing storms than no storms which in the southern plains has been mostly the case post-March the past 2 years.
 
I don't know of a person who isn't ready for spring, at least around this area. We have had no winter to speak of.
I am ready to just get out and travel already. Like every year about this time the preventative maintenance and vehicle prepping has begun. So, am I ready? YES!
 
I'm definitely ready, even though winter really hasn't even hit here yet.

This spring will feature my first ever "chase vacation" so I'm definitely looking forward to it!
 
I've been ready for a great spring since the fall of 2005! You guys are in for a treat chasing up on the caprock in the panhandle. Just check out my avatar!
 
I can't stand the wait, especially when it is 72 (forecast high 75) in Richmond, VA today. We had a tornado watch last night and more storms are predicted for NC tomorrow. It just feels like spring even though May is 4 months away and it is really January.
At least I time to get ready for the season. Anything will be better than 2006.


Bill Hark
 
Hey guys, us Kiwi's (7 people) are just finishing off our flight ticketing transactions to Denver and after seeing years of midwest storms the salivating has gotten too much!! Can't wait to meet some of you guys!

Our spring just gone has been well, quite pathetic really for storms due to the dry anticyclonic westerlies from the El Nino.

Quick question, 2 weeks? or 3 for storm chasing in the midwest?

Willoughby
 
If the Gulf avoids any deep intrusions of modified polar air...this could be a rocking early spring. The dew pts. down in the Gulf are in the 70's up past the Yucatan. This situation happened last year...and that March 12th event would have been pretty awesome if the darn supercells were not rocketing by at 50-60 mph.
 
Yeah, I'm definitely ready for the promise of a new season. Blue sky congestus, southerly winds whipping the blades of grass, the characteristic great plains and long tranquil drives amongst expanses of farms, windmills and old country roads. Not to forget the colossus cyclic storms that defy the imagination.

I've got most of the preperations ready except for a few minor vehicle details.
 
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After last year a big part of me is not itching for spring. My whole mindset has been skewed on how cool severe weather is or is not. Let it snow!
 
I think Mike H has found some Calamine lotion or Benadryl for that itch...but he does not realize storm chasing is like poison ivy itch...it just keeps coming at you and keeps you up at night...the itch just gets the best of you sometimes. I've given up trying to resist the itch...unless it involves chasing way down south in Mississippi...deep in the heart of Dixie !! Have not had much luck there in recent years.
 
Yeah, I'm definitely ready for the promise of a new season. Blue sky congestus, southerly winds whipping the blades of grass, the characteristic great plains and long tranquil drives amongst expanses of farms, windmills and old country roads. Not to forget the colossus cyclic storms that defy the imagination.

I've got most of the preperations ready except for a few minor vehicle details.


Now that's what does it for me. Driving without a care in the world. Driving past old farms, windmills and homesteads, and feeling the humid wind whip at my face while I wait for that majestic supercell to develop. Ohh I just love being a storm chaser!!!!
 
Now that's what does it for me. Driving without a care in the world. Driving past old farms, windmills and homesteads, and feeling the humid wind whip at my face while I wait for that majestic supercell to develop. Ohh I just love being a storm chaser!!!!

Wow Jason gettting sentimental in your old age!! LOL

I too am very ready for some great south plains chasing (it is our turn!!). The truck will be ready in about a week or so. Going into the shop on Monday for a new tranny :(. And I am putting in new speakers for the stereo since Kanani keeps blowing them playing her "music". :)
 
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