Archive for June, 2011

TWISTEX Field Operations for June 24, 2011: Project End

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Currently in Denver, CO TWISTEX project has been fairly quiet the past couple of weeks due to a summertime pattern across the Midwest.  It seems like the incredible tornado season of April and May ground to a halt when the calendar flipped to June. Past couple of days: We did ...

TWISTEX Field Operations for June 9, 2011

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Currently in Bennett, CO Past couple of days: Group had several down days due to the lack of good parameters for severe storms. Today: Making a quick call to head out to eastern Nebraska this morning.  Good backed surface flow with strong low-mid level winds with excellent looking hodographs in the Topeka, ...

TWISTEX Field Operations for June 1, 2011

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Currently in O'Neill, Nebraska Past couple of days: Chased a broken line of storms across northern Nebraska on May 30 (Monday).  Several storms were tornado warned, and noted two cloud/ground circulations near O'neill. The first circulation we watched had a brief multi-vortex structure near the ground, but pretty broad ...