Severe Weather

Birth of a unique effort: “The History of Storm Chasing” Project!

I attended Chasercon 2014 in February (almost didn’t make it because of the raging winter storm between Pennsylvania and Denver), and as always, it was a good time. A bit more subdued than usual, given that it was the first one since the event’s co-founder Tim Samaras was killed, along with his Twistex crew (more… Read more »

Like the new look?

Decided it was time to name this blog, since “blog” is kinda boring. And as I develop Stormy and the cast of characters in The Storm Diaries, you’ll come to understand why I picked the name “The Storm Whisperer.” But I think it works, regardless, don’t you? Since we’ll be talking about all things extreme… Read more »

The Lure of the Extreme

Here’s a video I found today of the massive, multi-vortex beast of a tornado that roared through Henryville, Indiana last Friday during the March 1st outbreak. LANGUAGE ALERT — the guy who shot this vid was clearly “blown away” (okay, pun intended) by what he was witnessing, and he expresses his awe in a not… Read more »