2010

Storm Chases and other events we documented in 2010
May 31 2010

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Erik leaves Lake in the Hills to pursue an incoming group of storms moving in.  Small hail is just about all was encountered.

 

 

Severe Thunderstorm / small hail / --

 

- Erik

June 2 2010

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Erik sets up in se mchenry county for a line of storms moving in.  The storms have no warnings and are in a weakening state when they finally arrive around 730p.

 

-- / -- hail / --

 

- Erik

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June 18 2010

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Dave, Rich and Erik head south close to home to welcome a nice shelf cloud. However the event becomes questionable when we begin to get phone calls of nearby towns blaring their outdoor sirens ahead of the storm.

 

Severe Thunderstorm / -- hail / shelf cloud

 

- Dave / Rich / Erik

June 18 2010

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Rich encounters the next line of severe storms in the evening.

 

Severe Thunderstorm / -- hail / shelf cloud

 

- Rich

June 22 2010

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Rich, Dave and Nate head into Wisconsin after an agressive line of tornadoes.  Their trip gets stopped after they run into the damage left behind from an EF-2 Tornado in Eagle Wisconsin.

 

Tornado Warning / 1.00 hail / EF-2 Damage

- Rich , Dave , Nate

June 23 2010

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Erik, Dave, and Tina get a late start to a group of storms in central Dekalb County.

 

Severe Thunderstorm / -- hail / --

 

- Erik / Dave / Tina

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July 22 2010

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Rich gets the time to head to Walworth County just in line for twin tornadic supercells approaching the Palmyra / Whitewater WI areas. He stops just ahead of the storms to watch a beautiful wallcloud cross his path.

 

Tornado Warning / -- hail / Wallcloud

 

- Rich

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July 22 2010

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A day which had multiple chases, Erik gets in line for a tornado warned cell approaching the Lakemoor and Round Lake, IL areas in McHenry and Lake Counties. Late at nite the only visibility was the lightning but the sounds of Lakemoor's STH-10 was sure scary on its own.

 

Tornado Warning / -- hail / --

 

- Erik / Tina (completed 10/01/2013)

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September 21 2010

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While out running a few errans near the Elgin, IL area Erik gets set up for a line of severe thunderstorms moving across northern Illinois.

 

Severe Warning / small hail / strong winds

 

- Erik / Tina

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October 26 2010

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Erik, Dave, Rich and Tina leave in the middle of the night hoping to be at the front lines of a High Risk for severe weather in Indiana. However fast moving cells and low visibility worked against us in Crawfordsville, IN.

 

Tornado Warning / -- hail / flipped semi

 

- Erik / Dave / Rich / Tina

November 22 2010

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Rich and Dave head back to Caledonia Illinois on Nov 24th to document the damage of a tornado which crossed directly through town.  While they saw the twister on that date, poor visibility failed in getting a snapshot of the tornado in progress.

 

Tornado Warning / -- / tornado damage

 

- Rich / Dave

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