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For all you Tour 2 guests getting excited for the Upcoming Season - A selection of Pictures from the last 4 years chasing (2013-2017) Tour 2 is still primarily a Southern Plains target although it is

Storm chasing isnt always about storms.  Not who took the above , It could have been John Finney, it could have been me. I dont need to tell  you who this is -  Chicken George

Storms or no storms, there will be ample beer and banter to keep us going.

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I'm a driver, Ed. Will be good to see you again! I think it's Paul M and Rich on T2 as well. 

I'm booked on a one stopper via Atlanta the day before. £417 return, bargain.

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For all you Tour 2 guests getting excited for the Upcoming Season - A selection of Pictures from the last 4 years chasing (2013-2017) Tour 2 is still primarily a Southern Plains target although it is not uncommon to head further east to follow systems or indeed some first Colorado and Wyoming chases.

943638_10200177386984250_1345477205_n.thumb.jpg.f907922272d7e036798cee8a749ce8ad.jpg - 26th May 2013 a stunning Nebraska LP Supercell near Broken Bow.

 

IMG_1447.thumb.JPG.2f1c783c637c7763088a1a2d821e634e.JPG - 27th May 2015 Cyclic Supercell near the town of Canadian in the Texas Panhandle

 

IMG_2708.thumb.JPG.09c8123b9cc9f359bfb2ddc84b1d601f.JPG - 24th May 2016 Cyclic Supercell near Dodge City Kansas. This was an EF3 Tornado

 

IMG_5115.thumb.JPG.e790d1473f487943de9648ce4c6a903a.JPG - 22nd May LP Supercell Mammatus display at Sunset near Roswell (New Mexico)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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On 3/30/2018 at 15:53, John Finney said:

Really looking forward to tour 2! 

Here are a few images from the 2017 chase season. 

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you need to stop stealing my pictures John!

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When you think that you are on tour 2 but in reality booked tour 1. Oops what a numpty. Enjoy tour 2 guys, I am moving over to the tour 1 thread lol,

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14 hours ago, chionomaniac said:

When you think that you are on tour 2 but in reality booked tour 1. Oops what a numpty. Enjoy tour 2 guys, I am moving over to the tour 1 thread lol,

That's a shame! I hope you got the correct flights! See you on changeover day :D

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Longer range ensembles hinting at an active pattern from 14th May with the end of May climatologically returning the highest risk of tornadoes in the central plains. As May 24th 2016 proved you can get a career day even in a slight to enhanced set up. Get the DL and OFB position right and you can hit the jackpot.

I’ll be on tour from May 25th this year so might meet some of you on the chase.

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41 minutes ago, Sandra Dharmasena said:

Hi guys.. im booked on tour 2.. i'll be arriving on the 18th but not getting in to DWF till almost 10pm as flight got changed ?

Better than me. I land 10.30pm ha. 

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48 minutes ago, Sandra Dharmasena said:

Was originally landing at 7:35pm

 

Yeah I was similar I think. Oh well. I have a 4 hour layover at Atlanta which means I can have a leisurely dinner and a few beers while I wait!

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On 10/05/2018 at 10:32, Nick L said:

Whisper it quietly, but the output is looking consistently promising for Tour 2...

I didn't whisper it quietly enough , oh dear oh dear ?

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Not wishing to be outdone here are a few images from 2017 chase trip - 

This chap not just high in mountains but high as wellDSC00662.thumb.JPG.c8f90f4fb303bd337403c34c1378c477.JPG

 

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Obviously Chick George enjoys a good chase.

We pulled up in lay bay for a fag and attracted a couple more cars of the same ilk , spooky.

Yes that is me in mid June in the snow , in shorts - an afternoon trip into the mountains.

Tom

 

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I remember that Amarillo storm - it was a prolific lightning producer.

The longer range for T2 has improved again after taking a swing towards ridging. Some of the charts (GFS) for 23-28th May look very tasty again. I love a late May DL/WF setup with insane CAPE ?

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