Monthly Archives: September 2010

Aftermath of the Central TX flood

Written on September 14, 2010 at 11:04 pm, by

It has been one week since the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine produced 10+ inches of rain over parts of Central Texas. As you can see in the pictures below a neighborhood in Nolanville, TX has mobile homes washed 3,000 – 4,000 feet from their original locations after a levee broke that protected them fromContinue Reading

Impacts from TS Hermine

Written on September 11, 2010 at 2:52 pm, by

September 7, 2010: As the right front quadrant of Tropical Storm Hermine moved over Central Texas, there was a threat of isolated/brief tornadoes. Below is a picture of radar/velocity and a picture of the storm. This was just one of the few tornado warned cells that we chased, but only had broad rotation. <- ClickContinue Reading

Riesel, TX Tornado Video

Written on September 9, 2010 at 11:48 pm, by

From the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine on September 8, 2010 at 6pm, Vortex Chasers captured a brief tornado 2 miles south of Riesel, TX on Highway 6.  The tornado touched down a 1/4 mile south of our position directly on Highway 6. The video below was taken just seconds after the tornado crossed over toContinue Reading

Riesel, TX Tornado – 09/08/10

Written on September 9, 2010 at 1:37 am, by

Vortex Chasers captured a brief tornado about 2 miles south of Riesel, TX. The picture below was taken around 6pm on September 9th 2010 just after it crossed Highway 6. We are working on getting the tornado video on the site as well as some pictures of the Bell County flooding from Tropical Storm Hermine.

Tornado Watch

Written on September 7, 2010 at 1:40 pm, by

Tornado watch for parts of Central Texas as Tropical Storm Hermine moves North at 20 mph. We our out chasing in the Tornado watch area and will give updates as the weather changes.

Flash Flood/ Tornado Risk today

Written on September 7, 2010 at 7:16 am, by

The Storm Prediction Center has a 5% Tornado risk for Central and South East Texas for today. We will be out chasing later today and giving updates as this storm moves closer. Isolated Tornados will be possible across much of Central Texas today with the stronger convection. Areas south of a Lampasas to Waco toContinue Reading

Tropical Storm Hermine

Written on September 6, 2010 at 3:01 pm, by

Tropical Storm Hermine is moving towards south Texas with maximum sustained winds at 60 mph and moving NNW at 14 mph. It could bring heavy rains over south and central Texas over the next 48 hours.

Cold Front

Written on September 2, 2010 at 8:52 pm, by

There is a line of severe thunderstorms that stretch from Oklahoma City to Lubbock, TX associated with a cold front that will move through Central Texas early Friday morning. Severe weather in Central Texas will be a minimal threat.  If any storms go severe, the main threat will be from wind and hail.

Hurricane Earl Update

Written on September 2, 2010 at 7:58 pm, by

Outer rain bands from hurricane Earl are moving onto the coast of North Carolina.   Maximum sustained winds have decreased to 110 mph and hurricane force winds extend outward up to 70 miles from the center.