Archive for April, 2007

TWISTEX fielding status: April 25, 2007

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

All: Current location:  Lakewood, CO Yesterday, we intercepted three weak tornadoes created by the same circulation east of Great Bend, Kansas. Had one successful deployment with one HITPR data probe within the ground circulation of a very weak tornado about 3 miles south of Sterling when it crossed highway 14.  Also collected excellent very close video (~75 ...

TWISTEX fielding status: April 24, 2007

Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

All: Current location: Pratt, KS Yesterday, we intercepted one tornado 1 mile west of Protection, KS, while another cone-shaped tornado appeared to be on the ground further to the northeast. No deployment attempts were made, as we were out of position. Not bad for our first day out. Today appears to be a ...

TWISTEX fielding status: April 23, 2007

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

TWISTEX fielding status: April 23, 2007: All: Although our preparations are not finished, we are assembling a skeletal crew to head out by mid day today. Model forecasts are showing a very potent system moving through the central/southern plains, with tornadoes possible today and tomorrow. Due to work schedules, departure time ...