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March 28, 2007: Great Plains SVR
« on: 29 March 2007, 03:16:06 PM »
Anyone been looking at this? Just took a quick look at GFS and would head for dryline initiation in Oklahoma Panhandle -- best chance for discrete cells in my oppinion. Laverne's gonna get hit again :) (well certainly hope not for the sake of the locals).

Will take a look tomorrow from work!
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RE: March 28, 2007: Great Plains SVR
« Reply #1 on: 30 March 2007, 02:36:32 AM »

The dry line from NW Texas through to W Kansas is showing up nicely on obs maps at the moment.  The Explosive development around Plainview, TX has been  great to watch on the vis sat pic loops and radar loops. Currently spotters are reporting a tornado on the ground ne of Plainview. Wouldn't it be nice to be over there chasing right now ....

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RE: March 28, 2007: Great Plains SVR
« Reply #2 on: 30 March 2007, 03:48:15 AM »

I have been watching it this morning too.  May (when I'm heading over) seems a long way off. 
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RE: March 28, 2007: Great Plains SVR
« Reply #3 on: 30 March 2007, 04:38:41 AM »
Take a look at the radar signature of hat storm approaching Clarendon (7:29pm CDT)!!! Not too mention all the other tornado warned cells around too. And let's not forget that is God's country for storm chasing.
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RE: March 28, 2007: Great Plains SVR
« Reply #4 on: 30 March 2007, 11:17:14 AM »
Hi,

Yep just looked and it seems quite a few tornadoes intercepted including strong to violent multi-vortex tornadoes near Mclean Texas. Soft ball sized hail thrown in as well!

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RE: March 28, 2007: Great Plains SVR
« Reply #5 on: 30 March 2007, 02:20:53 PM »
Tornadoes have fired up on the plains.  Good friend Meteorologist and chaser Reed Timmer and fellow chaser Joel are currently chasing tornadoes as i type this.  Yesterday he captured three separate EF2-3 beasts and tonight (their time) captured a large beautiful stove pipe between Silverton and Clarendon TX. The footage was so clear that he's teed up to be on national TV networks to show it.  Am trying to attach a photo of it - so far without luck - will keep trying.

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RE: March 28, 2007: Great Plains SVR
« Reply #6 on: 30 March 2007, 02:49:50 PM »
OOPS, Posted my reply in the same area under a different name!  A heap of tornadoes touching down - my mate got video footage yesterday of 3 tornadoes and one huge stove pipe today.  Checked out the radar and WRF today and showed great low level shear and supercells being deviated from the dry line and exploding.  I was checking the radar where they were chasing and it went offline about five minutes after viewing it!  The line of storms was just unbelievable - just huge!  Credit to www.tornadovideos.net for use of it.

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RE: March 28, 2007: Great Plains SVR
« Reply #7 on: 30 March 2007, 10:33:48 PM »
This looks to have been the biggest tornado outbreak in Tornado Alley for a while. Certainly since 2004. It seems you only had to be in the Texas Panhandle yesteday and you would have seen a tornado!

...just read one chaser reporting this day as his best storm chase day in 25years of chasing!
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RE: March 28, 2007: Great Plains SVR
« Reply #8 on: 31 March 2007, 01:43:05 AM »
Certainly some very photogenic tornadoes on this day strecthing from NW Kansas and possibly Nebraska to the southern Texas Panhandle! Unbelievable.

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RE: March 28, 2007: Great Plains SVR
« Reply #9 on: 31 March 2007, 06:48:51 AM »
Tornadoes in Southern Oklahoma 29/3 near Piedmont.  Several semi's overturned, funnel appeared from reports to be unseen and rainwrapped.  (aarg!)

More pics of the stove pipe and others!  Many thanks to Reed at Tornadovideos.net for the use of photos.  He's going insane with the amount of action he says.....can't blame him!

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RE: March 28, 2007: Great Plains SVR
« Reply #10 on: 01 April 2007, 10:02:18 AM »
Summary of this outbreak! 71 tornado reports - we'll see what the final outcome turns out to be"

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/climo/reports/070328_rpts.html

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RE: March 28, 2007: Great Plains SVR
« Reply #11 on: 01 April 2007, 02:59:48 PM »
Tornado warnings current 31 March for Galviston TX - 80% chance of tornadoes.  What a start to the season.  Amazing the range of states this weather pattern is affecting.  Huge radar signature and profiles

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RE: March 28, 2007: Great Plains SVR
« Reply #12 on: 02 April 2007, 01:13:58 AM »
Mike,

You will find that was a major squall line system. Sometimes embedded supercells can exist within the line or perhaps broken segments or indentations. So tornadoes can occur along these lines simply due to this as well as the strong inflow rarely seen in Australia.

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RE: March 28, 2007: Great Plains SVR
« Reply #13 on: 02 April 2007, 02:39:08 PM »
Love this 2 radar images, first with tornadic supercells and then the straight squall line afterwards, just wow! :)

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RE: March 28, 2007: Great Plains SVR
« Reply #14 on: 03 April 2007, 12:42:04 AM »
Andrej,

What makes it even more impressive is that both images are in the Texas Panhandle.the traditional states are firing this year - for those with a last minute urge to go, don't hold back!

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