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Storm Chase Tour 1 - Starts This Weekend


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  • Location: Aviemore
  • Location: Aviemore

It's that time of the year again!

 

Tour 1 of the storm chase begins this weekend, some of the team are already out in the USA setting up (and hopefully doing a bonus chase or two) and then the first guests of the year arrive Saturday with the first proper chase day on Sunday. 

 

As usual the team will be regularly reporting back from the USA and will upload  videos and photos of the chases whenever possible. You'll also be able to watch the action as it happens on the live video stream.

 

The team on tour 1 are:

Paul Sherman (tour leader)

Arron Hiscox (driver and forecaster)

Ian Michaelwaite (driver and technical)

 

The guests on tour 1 are:

Jo 

Rick (chase virgin)

Ben (chase virgin)

Kathryn

Gavin

Christine (chase virgin)

Laura (chase virgin)

 

The current outlook is looking pretty good for the first chase day with Texas and Oklahoma and Kansas potentially in the firing line based on this morning's data

 

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Good luck all - hope you have a great trip :D

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  • Location: Sandown, Isle of Wight
  • Weather Preferences: Storms, tornados
  • Location: Sandown, Isle of Wight

Have a great and safe trip guys

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  • Location: Surbiton, Surrey (home), Uxbridge, Middx (work)
  • Location: Surbiton, Surrey (home), Uxbridge, Middx (work)

Can't wait for the live stream to begin, love (enviously) watching you all.

Have a great chase chaps and chappesses, and stay safe:)

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  • Location: Hilversum, Netherlands
  • Weather Preferences: Hot Sun, Deep Snow, Convective Goodness, Anvil Crawlers
  • Location: Hilversum, Netherlands

Hurrah! One day left at Work and then Hello Texas!! :D

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  • Location: Sidcup, N.W.Kent but from Pickering. N.Yorks.
  • Weather Preferences: Likes hot weather. Don't like the cold.
  • Location: Sidcup, N.W.Kent but from Pickering. N.Yorks.

Have a great time I am so jealous. My wife keeps saying that I should go one year with You guys and girls. Cannot wait for your reports. Best of luck.

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  • Location: Aviemore
  • Location: Aviemore

Still looking good for chase day 1

 

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Ian's heading out to the USA today so that'll be the full quota of staff members out there, then the first guests are arriving on Friday prior to the first official day of the chase on Saturday. Sunday is likely to be the first chase day..

 

For the 4 chase virgins on the team it could be a jaw dropping start!!

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  • Location: Newbury Berkshire
  • Location: Newbury Berkshire

Hi good luck everyone. Look forward to all the reports and videos  :D  One day my name will be on that list as a virgin chaser :laugh:

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  • Location: Bamford, Rochdale
  • Weather Preferences: Summer - Storms Winter - Blizzards
  • Location: Bamford, Rochdale

Good Luck guys! stay safe!

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  • Location: Bamford, Rochdale
  • Weather Preferences: Summer - Storms Winter - Blizzards
  • Location: Bamford, Rochdale

Crap....you know when this forum goes up its getting close!

 

T2 here i come!

 

Gee

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  • Location: Poole, Dorset 42m ASL
  • Location: Poole, Dorset 42m ASL

Don't make too big a feast of it, leave some for the other tours....but enjoy...

I shall be watching online as soon as it goes live..

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  • Location: Solihull, WestMidlands, 121m asl -20 :-)
  • Weather Preferences: Cold and Snow -20 would be nice :)
  • Location: Solihull, WestMidlands, 121m asl -20 :-)

When you say "I shall be watching online as soon as it goes live.." Is there a link for this :)

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  • Location: Cumbria UK
  • Weather Preferences: Cloud 9
  • Location: Cumbria UK

Good luck to all those heading out there for tour 1. Please try not to get the vehicle too damaged as I will probably driving it when I get there.

 

Tom

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  • Location: Hayward’s Heath - home, Brighton/East Grinstead - work.
  • Weather Preferences: Snow and storms
  • Location: Hayward’s Heath - home, Brighton/East Grinstead - work.

What time are the last tour 1 guests arriving on Saturday? Hopefully early, because the team may want to hit the road ASAP. Looks like a good start beckons with a few consecutive slight risk days as a positively tilted surface trough is in position stretching from the NE to SW central plains before a ridge builds from the west.

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  • Location: Headcorn, Kent, UK
  • Weather Preferences: Severe Weather, Thunderstorms
  • Location: Headcorn, Kent, UK

Whats the stream link for later. Is it the usual one? Good luck on Day1.

Nick

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  • Location: Cheddington, Buckinghamshire
  • Weather Preferences: Winter: Cold & Snowy, Summer: Just not hot
  • Location: Cheddington, Buckinghamshire

Best of luck everyone! The NW chasing stream is always an excellent procrastination tool during revision :D Hoping to be able to afford to go next year!

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  • Location: Hayward’s Heath - home, Brighton/East Grinstead - work.
  • Weather Preferences: Snow and storms
  • Location: Hayward’s Heath - home, Brighton/East Grinstead - work.

All have arrived a day early so the team will be out to chase early today :D

That's good Paul, - so where are they now - in Irving or have they already made route further north?

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  • Location: Aviemore
  • Location: Aviemore

I think they're in Irving, but are planning a fairly early start this morning - that may have changed since the last time I spoke to them though.

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