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Storm Chase USA May 5th to 19th 2004

Tony Gilbert, Terry Fryer, Ali Dibb and Sam Jowett.


5th May Travelling - London, UK to Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, USA Arrival :-D
6th May Travelling  Bed in Topeka, Kansas No severe weather in range
7th May Travelling  Bed in Council Bluffs, Iowa No severe weather in range
8th May Chase in W Iowa - TN warned supercell Bed in Sioux City, Iowa - Evening lightning TN warned supercell and evening lightning - Enjoyable day
9th May Chase in central Minnesota Bed in Mankata, Minnesota TN warned MCS - enjoyable
10th May Travelling Bed in Mitchell, South Dakota TN in Colorado
11th May Chase in S Dakota Bed in North Platte, Nebraska MCS - enjoyable
12th May Chase in SW Kansas Bed in Dodge City, Kansas Destructive TN nearby - big bust - VERY frustrating
13th May Chase in S Oklahoma Bed in Ardmore, Oklahoma Weak MCS - best action out of range
14th May Travelling from Ardmore, Oklahoma to Lincoln, Nebraska via Edmond, Oklahoma and the stormchase picnic No severe weather
15th May
16th May Chase in central Nebraska Bed in Columbus, Nebraska TN warned MCS - cracking chase
17th May Chase in central Kansas Bed in Hays, Kansas TN warned supercell - AWESOME!
18th May Chase in S Kansas Bed in Norman, Oklahoma No severe weather, CAP too strong
19th May Travelling - Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, USA to London, UK Heading home :-(

7 states and 4500 miles covered!

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