2019

Storm Chases and other events we documented in 2019
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March 14 2019

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- Erik

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May 27 2019

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Enhanced risk with a 10% hatch of tornadoes from SPC, Dave and Erik head towards the Sublette IL area where a persistant tornado warned cell moves in.

They position themselves under the updraft for a good hour as it moves towards Paw Paw, dropping a small EF-0 Tornado.

Tornado Warning / 0.88 hail / wallcloud

- Dave and Erik

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June 30 2019

Large Shelf from a group of severe storms marching down from southern wisconsin into mchenry co il​​

Severe Thunderstorm / -- hail / windy

- Erik

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July 3 2019

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Slow moving popcorn style storms affecting dekalb/boone/mchenry counties

no advisories / no hail / funnel

- Erik

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July 18 2019

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Large shelf moving south across Northern Illinois in the morning hours.

Erik got photos of the shelf in northern Dekalb Co.

Dave got photos from central Kane Co.

Rich got photos from Boone Co.

no advisories / no hail / --

- Dave, Rich, and Erik

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July 20 2019

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Outflow from a group of storms kicks up heavy dust and dirt south of Marengo.

no advisories / no hail / dust kickup

- Erik

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July 30 2019

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Not weather related but UP 4014 "Bigboy" coming thru northern illinois.

no advisories / no hail / funnel

- Rich, and Erik

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September 11 2019

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With a marginal risk for severe weather, an isolated cell began near marengo before being tornado warned in lake county il, rich got a few distant pics of the tower.  As a line of severe storms marchefd south later on that night, Erik got ahead of them for some additional photos.

Severe Thunderstorm / no hail / heavy rain

- Rich, and Erik

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September 12 2019

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Isolated supercell crosses northern illinois, Ryan, Rich and Erik go after it, but sadly it falls apart the second we arrive.

 

Tornado Warning / no hail / --

- Ryan, Rich, and Erik

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