Tour 1: Exclusive twister tour with Dr. Doswell by Tempest Tours in 2017

  • Starts: 2017-04-24 (This tour has already been executed)
  • Ends: 2017-05-02
  • Price: $3195
  • Chase days: 8
  • Price per day: $399 / day
  • Departure city: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Description: No description available

Discounts and deals available on this tour

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.

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Name: Vicki B.
Tour: Tour 1: Exclusive twister tour with Dr. Doswell
Year: 2016
Rating: 5 of 5

General review

Last year was the first time I went on a storm chasing tour. I selected Tempest Tours because I liked the descriptions of what a storm chasing tour entails. The tour did not disappoint. We chased storms through Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas and New Mexico. We came close to seeing tornadoes a few times, but they never developed. Despite that, we saw numerous super cells, hail, lightning and torrential rains. The fun was in the chase, and our guide, Bill Reid and our driver, Bill Schuessler always made sure we were safe. On non-chase days, we explored parks and abandoned building, as well as a tour of the Fort Worth/Dallas Weather Service where we got to watch them launch the weather balloon. The motels we stayed in were very comfortable, as well as the hotel before and after. Kim George, who is in charge of guest relations, made sure everyone was accommodated. I enjoyed myself so much I didn't want it to end.

Tour guide

The tour guide, Bill Reid was fantastic. He was professional, knowledgeable and made us laugh. He showed us how to read the radar, wind direction, outflow and inflow charts. Even on the days when it looked like there would be minimal storms, he kept a positive outlook. He told us that we would see storms even though the NWS weren't predicting anything, and sure enough we did see storms.

Vehicle

The van was very comfortable and roomy. The guests took turns in different seats so we could see the storms from other vantage points. We went over bumpy roads and you could hardly feel anything.

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