Extreme Storms - Storm and Storm Chasing
Storm Chasing, Tropical Cyclones and Tornadoes covers storm chasing, tropical cyclones, hurricanes and typhoons, and extreme storm events from around the globe! Included are local chases and those from Tornado Alley, extreme storm events including tropical cyclones such as Tropical Cyclone Ita and Larry, violent tornadoes, devastating hailstorms, flash flood events and other discussion occurs here.
This website has been tailored to integrate with Facebook, Twitter and other social media which means you should be able to log in with Facebook on here. Storm chasing has been around since the 1970's and expanded rapidly with the introduction and success of the internet, the movie Twister in 1996 as well as several documentaries.
Now there are literally thousands of storm chasers in the United States as well as other countries around the world including Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Great Britain several countries in Europe and South Africa. Unfortunately, the deaths of Storm Chasers Tim Samaras, Paul Samaras and Karl Young during the El Reno tornado May 31st 2013 has changed the face of storm chasing and the way storm chasing should be approached.
Extreme chaser more often than most people encounter some seriously violent weather - this 10cm giant hailstone is one example of such extremes spawned by a powerful supercell 10th December 2014.