It’s once again Severe Storm Season, and this year I’ve made several changes that will directly or indirectly require me to adjust the weather apps, software, and services I use to stay alive, safe, and at all times chasing storms (rather than being chased). Here’s the apps and sites I use the most.
Today’s high risk of tornadoes is 3x higher than a few weeks ago when strong violent tornadoes affected the Dallas metro area. The potential for life-threatening situation is enhanced by the timing of arrival: these supercells will likely affect the central Oklahoma area after dark on Saturday night. As last night, these will remain dangerous [...]
During each severe weather season (and throughout the year) I almost always have Gibson Ridge software’s GRLevel3 app running. On the road it’s tethered to my Sprint network data connection — so far the best data service I’ve had in rural Tornado Valley.
Dear everyone pointing at funnels in Oklahoma today: it’s not a tornado. This upper level low system might be creating some interesting and scary looking clouds, but they pose no threat because they aren’t powered by a supercell thunderstorm above them. So please enjoy the intriguing motions and stay weather aware, because some of these storms [...]