Month: November 2014

Washington, IL Tornado One Year Anniversary

One year ago today a high end EF-4 tornado ripped through Washington, IL killing three people. I missed the tornado itself, but drove through Washington an hour or two after the tornado had passed. The destruction I saw there was about as bad as what I had seen in Joplin or Moore.  The other big…

By Brian November 17, 2014 Off

SLS, and Nuri

The Severe Local Storms conference in Madison, WI is wrapping up, and I feel like I’ve learned quite a bit. There is a lot of really neat research out there, and it was cool seeing some really big names in meteorology giving talks. In other news, a new record might be set tomorrow. What used…

By Brian November 6, 2014 Off