Tropical Storm KILO

By: Guyinjeep16, 3:01 PM GMT on August 21, 2015

Here is a write up for my work that I did. I thought I would post something here since I dont see any conversation about Kilo yet.
Anyone with any Hawaii interests, here is really early heads up that very well could end up being nothing at all. In any case its a good trial run for the real deal some day.
A tropical system is developing in south of the Islands in an area where it doesn't take much for a major hur...


Storm Chasing 2015

By: Guyinjeep16, 3:00 PM GMT on May 19, 2015

Storm chase of May 8th,9th 2015

After a two week break from the first round of moderately unsuccessful storm chasing on April 22nd-24th, we decided to hit the road once again. This time my driver Lee Gillette brought his dad Dan Gillette with us. What a treat we had in store for him. Extreme storm dispatcher Brad Ward kept me up to date with storm reports and information that makes the chase that much easier. My Mother in law and Tracey Snyder need ...

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Updated: 3:03 PM GMT on May 19, 2015

Storm Chasing Oklahoma 2013, May 18-20.

By: Guyinjeep16, 9:01 PM GMT on August 15, 2014

Here is a summary of my storm chase on May 18-20, 2013

Brief Roundup- 5/20: Deciding that we wouldn’t chase in OKC due to the amount of traffic in the middle of the day on the fateful Moore Tornado day. We chased the storm just south of it and saw a pretty nice sized tornado of our own, it was an amazing experience. We were in Moore about 60 minutes before the Tornado hit the city , quite the strange realization...

Another year of storm chasing ...

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Alaska Airlines and Lightning Strikes

By: Guyinjeep16, 11:01 PM GMT on August 13, 2014

Alaska Airlines and Lightning strikes:

First of all, Thanks to Alaska Airlines for allowing me to meet with one of the most respected lightning specialists at NOAA this week, Vlad Mazur.
He helped me piece together some things regarding LTG strikes in my mind, and shared his vast amounts of data with us.
I thought I would share what I gathered from the meeting and how it relates to the dispatch group.

The big question of the meetin...


Updated: 9:32 PM GMT on August 14, 2014

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