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  1. JayF

    Blog A Popular Hobby Has Become A Dangerous Passion - Examining the Risks Faced by Chasers

    In 1996 a famous movie called Twister came out. It glorified the chase to capture footage of storms and tornadoes. The thing people miss about this movie is that while the premise attempted to gain scientific knowledge through experiments, it also demonstrated the dangers of chasing through...
  2. MNTornadoGuy

    Rogue/Freak Waves

    I find rogue waves to personally be one of the scariest phenomenon the ocean can unleash. Walls of water that appear out of nowhere and can sink large and small ships. There are numerous photographs of <65 ft rogue waves but photographs of truly monster 66+ ft rogue waves are incredibly rare...
  3. Kory

    2/10/2020-2/12/2020 Severe Weather and Flooding Threat

    Things kick off tomorrow with some storms riding the warm front/boundary from the convection over North MS/AL. May have a few surprises per the RAP and HRRR. The next round of severe weather comes Wednesday as a shortwave kicks out of Texas. Some potential flies in the ointment limiting...
  4. Mike S

    Weather Station Thread

    **Admin Note: Please understand that by posting your personal home weather station you are more than likely exposing your personal home location. Please consider this before you contribute to this project. ** We would like to collect a list of weather stations. Please provide your station's...
  5. K

    KenTenn Weather Seminar conference

    do any of you plan to go to the 2019 Ken-Tenn weather conference seminar next month ? https://www.weather.gov/lmk/kentenn?fbclid=IwAR3k_R4FxqICq_wnyM7WnK6nwxxtYIhi-JVEqLdy88OM3INfYK7GfYP5ASw
  6. Lori

    Fall(ish) Weather 2019

    It’s not going to feel like fall in the south anytime soon! We will be experiencing our second severe weather season but right now it’s hot and dry!!
  7. skelly

    Go to sources

    All the way from strictly lay weather watchers to professionals on here, name some go to sources for severe weather, winter weather, event planning, tropical weather. Where to you look to get you’re information to use to make decisions based on the weather?
  8. S

    Local Weather and Temperature Calendars

    I have scoured the internet for a solid published source or website to derive my own statistics and potential preliminary conclusion upon the effect of long-lasting eruptions (2 week+) on local weather (temperature specifically) changes. Nothing. (Immensely perplexed how no geology PHD student...
  9. Lori

    Severe WX Warning Thread 4/13-4/14 (not a source for safety)

    Do not use this to get timely warnings for your coverage area!! Chaser feed, screen shots and warning messages. Do not risk your safety for pictures or posting!
  10. KoD

    Severe WX Severe Weather Event April 13-14, 2019

    We're less than a week away now and guidance points to an event with severe potential. There's a lot of details that need to be sorted out as some operational runs are depicting scenarios less favorable than it's ensembles suggest. We can detail the progress here as the event moves closer and...
  11. KoD

    Post Analysis - 3/9/19

    I think it would be beneficial to everyone to reflect on each potential weather scenario and discuss what went right and what went wrong with the forecast and predictions. Hopefully we can get a trend of post-event analysis threads going and the wiser Mets can help us amateurs understand how...
  12. Gail

    Weather radar for 2018

    This is a pretty awesome compilation of the radar for the US for every day of 2018!
  13. A

    Extreme Weather Shelter to Survive 500+ mph Winds Caused by Nibiru / PlanetX

    Extreme Weather Shelter to Survive 500+ mph Winds Caused by Nibiru / PlanetX This is my screencast of my concept design for a scalable, extreme weather shelter - above, partly below, or below ground.
  14. KoD

    Severe WX April 12-15th, 2018 Severe Potential

    The dates may change, but the Euro is focusing in on a potential severe threat in the long range. Since there's been some consistency and much discussion, we can keep it focused on this thread.
  15. Austin Dawg

    Recommendations please

    What are the best desktop weather and radar apps for the Mac desktop? I have Radar Scope and Storm Radar on my phone but I was looking for apps on my computer.
  16. KoD

    Severe WX March 27-30th, 2018 - Localized Flooding/Slight Severe Potential

    We have another event shaping up for the Dixie alley region with a decent risk of high rainfall totals and a developing potential for severe weather. Looking at the rainfall totals and taking the least aggressive GFS op run for the day, we are looking at a good soak across a large swath of the...
  17. Kory

    March 2018 Discussion

    Cautiously watching those severe warned storms over in East and Central MS moving ESE. I always find right movers produce some big hail.
  18. Kory

    February 2018 Discussion

    What looks like an active start to the month, several chances of rain over the next week or so. Extreme drought conditions have been introduced and are expanding, so the coming 2-3" of rain will be very welcomed.
  19. KoD

    January 2018 Discussion

    Happy new year everyone! We have a very cold beginning to 2018. A weak vort max over N AL/ S mid TN is giving some of us snow flurries and a light dusting in N AL as far south as Cullman, which should dissipate this afternoon. Elsewhere, high pressure will build over the coming days which...
  20. KoD

    Late December Discussion

    GFS is taunting us in the long range with a couple systems around Christmas. Of course, the only things that's consistent is the inconsistency ... But nonetheless we can discuss the potential here :cool: