Episode 15: A Best Worst-Case Scenario – The Historic Tornadoes of May 24, 2011

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Tim and Gabe review their storm chasing experience from May 24, 2011, when at least 5 violent tornadoes occurred across central Oklahoma. Their chase tale involves a Prius with a slow-leak flat tire, mothers and grandmothers in the direct line of the tornadoes, and an explosion of epic proportions.

Recorded: July 18, 2016

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Episode 14: Rain, Shine, and Ships! Record-Breaking World Weather

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In Episode 14, we discuss global weather – including the recent record heat wave in India and the catastrophic flooding in southern China.  We also talk with Paul Downes, a risk communicator for Weather News International.

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Episode 13: The Infamous May 3, 1999 Tornado Outbreak

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In Episode 13, Gabe Garfield recounts the largest tornado outbreak in Oklahoma history, May 3 1999.  Over 70 tornadoes swept the Plains that day, including four violent tornadoes. 

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Behind the Storms: Episode 6

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Gabe Garfield interviews 30-year veteran storm chaser, Jim LaDue of the Warning Decision Training Division.  They discuss past storms, the May 9th tornadoes, and Jim’s work with the Tornado Wind Committee.

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Released: May 16, 2016

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Behind the Storms: Episode 5

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Gabe Garfield and Tim Marquis host Episode 5 of Behind the Storms.  Topics discussed include:

– Tonight’s amazing tornadoes in Colorado!

– The forecast for May 8th

– Exciting podcast news

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Behind the Storms: Episode 4

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Tonight, Tim Marquis and I discussed the April 26th Non-Outbreak, the April 29th tornadoes in central Oklahoma, and the potential for severe weather on May 7th and 8th. Check it out!

Run time: 50:30

Blog notes:

Hodographs explained by Chuck Doswell.

Example of “veer-back-veer”:
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Behind the Storms: Episode 3

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Gabe Garfield and special guests Kelton HalbertB and Andrew Lyons discussed the potential tornado outbreak on Tuesday, April 26th.  Check it out!

Some topics we discussed:

  • Veer-back-veer wind profiles
  • Southern target?
  • Mega CAPE vs. “Meh” shear

Run time:

41:10

 

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