Jason Cooley and Chelsea Burnett took advantage of the weekend to head into West Texas yesterday. While not a typical storm chase with a supercelluar storm mode, they were able to document a photogenic thunderstorm producing copious amounts of lightning and strong outflow winds. Combined with the ongoing drought those winds kicked up a lot of dust. Those lightning strikes did start several grass fires, but most were contained without causing too many problems.
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A weather weenie since early childhood, David began storm chasing in his junior year of high school in 2008. He’s been hooked ever since! His vision helped Texas Storm Chasers become the social media powerhouse and information hub TSC followers have come to expect during high-impact events. While he moved to Oklahoma in 2013 with his better half [Paige] he remains passionate about Texas weather and continues storm chasing to this day across the United States.