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Day 3 (May 29th) – Monster supercell in Oklahoma

Today was the with the most promising parameters with very good CAPE, great shear and good moisture as well. The bullseye target that almost every storm chaser went to was western Oklahoma. I was very eager to see my first Oklahoma tornado (33 tornadoes but 0 in Oklahoma) and it really felt like we would...
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Day 2 (May 28th) – Fantastic day with 5 tornadoes in Colorado

This was the typical Day Before the Big Day with a setup that was better than the previous day. Roger’s bet was on eastern Colorado but our major concern was if the thick stratus would erode enough to create convection and instability. I was sitting in Roger’s van today and was able to hear a...
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Day 1 (May 27th) – One of two targets

As I mentioned yesterday, I had no clue of how the weather would be this week but was happily surprised during the morning briefing, and while talking to Roger Hill this morning, that the weather is looking pretty good. In terms of SPC today was a 2% day covering SE Wyoming, NE Colorado and parts...
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öresundsbron rain

Storm chasing season 2018 begins…

It has been quite a busy May for me with an amazing family trip to Italy leaving me only with three days to re-pack and get ready for my 2018 chasecation. My plan was to dig a lot deeper into forecasting this season and I did read the Tim Vasquez “Storm forecasting”-book but not more...
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Will talk about storm chasing on Swedish national radio

Today at noon (Swedish time) I will talk on Swedish national radio (Sveriges Radio P3) about storm chasing and I am really excited! The show is called “Fråga vad du vill” which translates to “Ask me anything” so basically, the public will call in or write and ask me anything about chasing storms. Since this...
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chasecation 2018 storm chasing

Chasecation 2018 is planned and booked

I have been chasing six seasons in a row and it has always felt like “This season is the last one” for many reasons. Chasing in the USA while being based in Sweden is expensive and slightly complicated. In november last year my life changed forever when me, and my beloved Charlotte, got a son!...
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StormChasingUSA.com has got a new design

A long and tedious process is finally coming to an end now when the new design of StormChasingUSA.com is done. It used to be built in Ruby on Rails but is now based on WordPress to make it easier to update and troubleshoot, as opposed to the old version that was quite buggy. I hope...
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storm över malmö

Missed out on a tornado 30 minutes from where I live!

In Sweden it is really rare to see a tornado for many reasons. First of all, we hardly get any. Secondly, if there are any tornadoes they are very small and do not last long so if you don’t look at the right place at the right time, you miss it. It is also very...
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@stormchasingusa on Instagram

I recently decided to bring StormChasingUSA to Instagram. I used to post my storm photos on my travel account on Instagram (@TalesOfTrips) but realized it was better and easier to have all my storm chasing related photos on one specific account. On this Instagram-account I will post my best storm photos from ongoing, but mostly,...
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Choosing the best seat in a storm chasing vehicle

I have just finished a thorough investigation of all the tour companies on this website (that offers scheduled chase tours) and was positively surprised to realize that every single tour company nowadays have a window seat guarantee! Historically, this has not always been the case and with some tour companies you could risk ending up...
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