Days 9-16

By: UMichTornadoCamp, 3:12 AM GMT on May 21, 2014

Things have been pretty quiet over the last week and not much has happened. However, today we drove up to Denver and tomorrow will drive out to the Colorado-Kansas border. SPC has indicated that there is a decent chance for storm development in this area and we certainly hope they are right.


Day 8

By: UMichTornadoCamp, 4:41 AM GMT on May 13, 2014

Today we returned to Lubbock from our trip up to the north around 5 pm. We are settled back into Lubbock and our operations will be down for at least the next two days. We will keep you posted.

- Scott

Day 7

By: UMichTornadoCamp, 4:17 PM GMT on May 12, 2014

Apologies for the late post covering yesterday's, May 11, events. It was a very eventful. We got the green light to head out and chase for the day for the first time. We left Lubbock around 10 am and headed north into Oklahoma. Into the afternoon hours, storms started to develop along the dryline which set up along the Oklahoma panhandle and into western Kansas. As more storms began to develop along the dryline we targeted the southernmost cell to chase and hoped th...

Day 6

By: UMichTornadoCamp, 3:24 AM GMT on May 11, 2014

Today was very quiet. We are hoping for some convection in central and western Oklahoma and the Texas panhandle tomorrow so we can go out and chase. Stay tuned.

- Scott

Day 5

By: UMichTornadoCamp, 2:55 AM GMT on May 10, 2014

Today was a relatively quiet day. This morning we met up with some of the group at Texas Tech at the National Wind Institute just off campus. We were able to equip our van with some better radio equipment as well as see the radar trucks at the building that we will be using in the field. Another cool thing there was there tornado simulator, a picture is attached. Looking at the projections, Sunday may be our closest day to go out and chase but odds are not great for...

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We are four students from the University of Michigan. Our names are Nathan Hamet, Kevin Kacan, Scott Loeffler, and Jordan Swift.

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