Tour #9 by Tempest Tours

Chase with Clouds 365 Project founder and photographer Kelly DeLay who will share his insight into shooting great sky pics.

  • Discounts:

    The following are discounts currently offered on our storm chasing tours.

    Double Discount: Save $100.00 - $200.00 per person ($200.00 - $400.00 off per couple) for double bookings. See our tour registration page for details.

    Storm Lover's Special: Can't get enough storm chasing? Want to increase your odds of seeing great storms? Book two or more tours from our schedule and receive $200.00 off total for the season, plus free lodging for in between nights on consecutive tours.

    Return Guest Discount: All return guests receive $100.00 off their tour.
    One discount per season.

    New Guest Referral: Receive $100.00 for each new guest you refer to us.
    Not available for double or group bookings or for members of same household.

    Donate to Autism Speaks: Donate $100.00 or more to Autism Speaks and receive $100.00 off your tour. Attach proof of donation with your tour registration form.

    Last Minute Deals: Just like airlines and hotels, we occasionally offer last minute deals approximately one week prior to each tour. These are posted on our registration page. Pro: Get a great deal. Con: Tour may sell out prior.

  • The staff on this tour is likely to be: Brian A. Morganti (Driver and Tour Guide),
  • Departure city: Denver, Colorado
  • Chase days: 7

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Name: Jenna Blum
Tour: Tour #9
Year: 2013
Rating: 5 of 5
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I can't say enough good things about Tempest Tours. Maybe the fact that I have been chasing with them the four previous summers and will be back in 2010 speaks for itself! But I'll say more nonetheless. I have been fascinated with severe weather since I was a little girl visiting my grandmother in Minnesota during the summers. As an adult, when I lived in the Twin Cities for five years, I used to \"chase\" by seeing a blob on the Weather Channel radar and launching myself at it. Several sticky situations later, it occurred to me that the brightest thing to do was chase storms with people who knew what they were doing. I was researching a novel about stormchasing by that time, so I started looking around for tour groups. The Twister Sisters out of the Twin Cities recommended Tempest, and I was off and running.

The Tempest guides--Bill Reid, Brian Morganti, Kinney Adams (a.k.a "Obi Wan," my personal storm guru and mentor), Keith Brown, Chris Gullickson, Rob Petitt, Chad Cowan, Jen Dunn--have done more to teach me and the people on my tours about severe weather than I could have otherwise learned in a lifetime. They are a committed, fiercely intelligent, funny, extraordinary group of people who will do absolutely everything in their power to ensure you are safely introduced to severe weather on the Great Plains. The guests on my tours have returned in following years and many of us have become fast friends--in fact I often joke that as a Bostonian, many of my best friends live halfway across the country. Tempest has taught me everything about the mechanics and grandeur and majesty of big weather and kept me safe while doing it. I\'ve seen five tornadoes, but most importantly I\'ve seen stunning skies, meteorology in motion, and the amazing interior of my own country. There\'s nothing more you could ask for. If you're looking for a storm tour, choose this group.

If you want my detailed chase descriptions from the previous four years, complete with photos and video, please feel free to drop by my website: www.jennablum.com

Shameless plug: And if you're a reader and you want a peek at the behind-the-scenes of a novel, come along on the Storm Chasers tour in 2010, when I'll be putting my money where my mouth is and showing readers how Tempest has made my novel, The Stormchasers (2010) possible! We'd love to have you along.

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