Author: David Reimer

Rainfall amounts through 6 PM Wednesday

[caption id=”attachment_4714″ align=”aligncenter” width=”550″ caption=”Forecasted Rainfall through 6 PM Wednesday“][/caption] This graphic is updated twice a day by the Hydrometerlogical Prediction Center and shows expected rainfall amounts for the next five days. The latest issuance was at 6 PM on Friday and shows rainfall amounts through 6 PM on Wednesday. Please keep in mind that these are only rough estimates and can look very different by the time the next forecast is issued, particularly with a unpredictable system. We’ll have the next rain update on Saturday with the latest severe weather outlooks around 2 AM on Saturday. Note: We’re currently transferring all files over to this new platform. You may notice a few blank images during the next few hours. The files are uploading now and should be completed early on...

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Severe Weather possible on Monday

[caption id=”attachment_4629″ align=”aligncenter” width=”550″ caption=”Severe Weather Outlook for Monday”][/caption] The Storm Prediction Center has indicated an elevated risk of severe weather will be possible on Monday across portions of Texas. Their current outlook places the highest risk of severe weather from Lubbock, south on Interstate 27 to Midland, eastward along Interstate 20 to the Dallas – Fort Worth Metroplex. Areas within the outlined zone have a 30% chance of experiencing severe weather within 25 miles of their location on Monday. We’re still several days out, but current model data suggests all modes of severe weather will be possible. We’ll continue to post updates on the potential for severe weather on...

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Rainfall through 6 PM Thursday

[caption id=”attachment_4624″ align=”aligncenter” width=”550″ caption=”Rainfall Amounts through 6 PM Thursday”][/caption] This is the latest graphical forecast from the Hydrometerlogical Prediction Center with the expected rainfall amounts through 6 PM on Thursday. We’re expecting the primary rain chances to occur Monday Night as a strong system moves through the region. There will be a severe weather risk, espucially across Southeast Texas, but we’re still too far out to tell much. However, it does not appear to be a significant threat. We’ll post more information as we get closer to the...

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11/07/2011 – Tornado Extravaganza in Southwest Oklahoma

011 – Tornado Extravaganza in SW OK 011 Description: Texas Storm Chasers ended up filming at least six different tornadoes from one supercell, some of which are featured on this video! The supercell responsible for producing these tornadoes formed southwest of Vernon, Texas. It struggled for a while but really took off as it got north of Highway 287. By the time it crossed the Red River, it was already producing a tornado. This storm continued to produce a tornado as it passed west of Fredrick, eventually producing multiple tornadoes near Tipton and Manitou, Oklahoma. The first tornado in...

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Chasing Today!

[caption id=”attachment_4614″ align=”aligncenter” width=”550″ caption=”Tornado Risk for Today”][/caption]   [caption id=”attachment_4612″ align=”aligncenter” width=”550″ caption=”Hail Risk for Today”][/caption] Good morning, I just wanted to provide a brief update on today’s risk of severe weather and my chase plans before I headed to class. The first graphic shows the tornado risk from the Storm Prediction Center as of their 7 AM outlook. That is the chance of a tornado within 25 miles of a location. The second graphic is the probability of hail at least one inch in diameter within 25 miles of a location.  I’m still planning on leaving Dallas right after class, so I should be on the road by about 11:30 AM. My initial target is still Childress, TX and hopefully I’ll be there by about 4 PM. I’ll have my live stream up once I hit the road and I’ll try to do a video en-route to the target with much more information. Obviously this isn’t one of my normal blog posts, but I do have class shortly and I need to get the car ready to go. Have a good...

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