Storm Chasers, Storm Chasing and Extreme Storms

Storm Chasing, Extreme Storms and Tropical Cyclones

Storm Chasing involves chasing of either storms, tornadoes or tropical cyclones. The dream for any storm chaser are rather similar - tornadoes and supercells. This website covers stories about chasing storms, tropical cyclones, hurricanes and typhoons, as well as extreme storm events from around the globe! Included are local chases and those from Tornado Alley. There is an emphasis of extreme storm events such as Tropical Cyclone Ita and Larry, violent tornadoes, devastating hailstorms, flash flood events and other discussions occurs here. Because this website has been tailored to integrate with Facebook, Twitter and other social media it allows you to be able to log in with Facebook on here. Consequently, it should allow more discussion.

Dodge City Tornado

Dodge City Tornado

Sunset and sculptured supercell

Sunset and sculptured supercell

Lightning and sculptured supercell

Lightning and sculptured supercell

Huge 10cm hailstone 10th December 2014 storms

Huge 10cm hailstone spawned by a powerful supercell on the Putty Road north of Sydney 10th December 2014 storms

Storm chasing has been around since the 1970's due to the the number of tornado deaths and expanded rapidly with the introduction and success of the internet, the movie Twister in 1996 as well as countless documentaries.

Storm Chasers on the Plains

Now there are literally thousands of chasers in the United States as well as other countries around the world.  Storm chasing now is established in countries such as  Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Great Britain, Italy and other 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 chasing should be approached.

Extreme chasers more often than most are people encounter some seriously violent weather - this 10cm giant hailstone is one example of such extremes spawned by a powerful supercell 10th December 2014.

Most of all, enjoy and check new weather, typhoon, hurricane and tornado articles as they are added on the side. These articles are updated regularly with the latest extreme storm, tropical cyclones, hurricanes, typhoons and other extreme weather events.

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