With July 4th a day away, summer’s really starting to heat up for a lot of us. If you plan on spending a lot of time outside this weekend, it’s good to keep an eye out for heat-related illness. The New York Times does a good job outlining what to watch for and what to do.
Lead Storm Tracker
I've chased storms and reported on the weather in some form now for almost 40 years. My first severe weather coverage was in the summer of 1981 on an FM station in Pratt, KS.
I worked for KFDI News, including many hours in the Mobile Units during storm season, for six years. I went to KWCH12 as their storm chase coordinator for the 2003 and 2004 seasons. Then I went into business for myself and have been chasing actively since 2005.
2020 brings some new things to the site, but at the core I still am driven to connect my understanding of weather and safety to you, giving accurate and timely information the best ways I can with the tools available. I'm gratified to have you along for the ride!
Jeff Piotrowski took a lot of time at ChaserCon recently talking about a subject many chasers don’t take the time to do: help those impacted by the storms we chase.
Storm Chasing ain’t bungee jumping.
We have a responsibility to our communities.
The thrill of the adrenaline rush, the chance for a few minutes of fame…none of it matters if an individual chaser chooses not to play a role in the Warning and Recovery systems. Thank you also, Stan Finger, for your article covering Jeff’s presentation. Please Read This Now.
[Larry Ruthi] expects a “hot and heavy” start to the severe weather season in Kansas in early May The consensus of the meteorologists Stan Finger talked to is that we’re still a few weeks from season getting going good…but that early May could be a whopper. My concern: the ground in western Kansas is SO DRY. […]