Storm Chases and other events we documented in 2006
March 12 2006
Actually, im assuming this is the severe weather outbreak of March 12 2006, there is some uncertainty on the date but it matches some other documentation.
Clearly Rich and Erik are out chasing a fast moving squall line. The van is being impacted by hail in one of the photos.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning / hail / --
- Erik, Rich
April 13 2006
Hail up to 1in in diameter dents our chase vhicle and homes on the late evening on April 13 2006.
"1002 PM HAIL MARENGO 42.25N 88.60W
04/13/2006 E1.00 INCH MCHENRY IL TRAINED SPOTTER
DENTS TO SIDING ON HOUSE AND VEHICLE"
Severe Thunderstorm Warning / 1.00 hail / --
May 24 2006
The group heads off to follow a severe thunderstorm marching across southwestern parts of McHenry County. Some minor dime size hail is found.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning / dime hail / --
- Erik, Rich, Liz, Gary
June 25 2006
A small popcorn storm drops quite a bit of hail in Marengo
"0244 PM HAIL MARENGO
42.25N 88.60W 06/25/2006 E0.88 INCH MCHENRY IL TRAINED SPOTTER
NICKLE HAIL AND STREET FLOODING ALONG HWY 20 IN EASTERN
no Warning / 0.88" hail / --
July 17 2006
A severe thunderstorm moves into sw mchenry county july 17 2006, hail and some tree damage was noted.
"1011 PM HAIL MARENGO 42.25N 88.60W
07/17/2006 E0.88 INCH MCHENRY IL TRAINED SPOTTER
NICKLE SIZE HAIL IN AND AROUND MARENGO
1020 PM TSTM WND DMG MARENGO 42.25N 88.60W
07/17/2006 MCHENRY IL TRAINED SPOTTER
6 TO 7 INCH TREE BRANCHES DOWN IN MARENGO"
Severe Thunderstorm Warning / 0.88" hail / widespread tree damage