May 18, 2017 Bust
Initial Target:
Final Target(s):
Start:
End:
Tornadoes:
Severe Hail:
Severe Wind:
Features:
Miles:
Dodge City, KS
Dodge City to Protection, KS
2017-05-18 8:14 AM MDT
2017-05-19 1:18 AM MDT
0
0
0
bust
931

Summary

The day started with snow falling at home and I left late. The first tornado in Kansas was reported at 3:03 Mountain near Great Bend but I would've needed 45 more minutes to get there in time. Ended up having to settle on a string of non-tornadic supercells in-between and west of the main show.

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Takeaways

  • Either stay positioned close to the warm front or allow time to move further down the dryline. Don't get caught in between!
 
 

Chase Stats

2004-05-24 - 2017-10-06
Chases:
Busts*:
Tornadoes:
Tornado days:
Severe Hail:
Severe Wind:
Active Hours*:
Miles:
107
38
37
22
8
7
905
45,865
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