Monthly Archives: October 2010

Midwest Severe Weather Outbreak Today.

Written on October 26, 2010 at 10:52 am, by

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a major severe weather outbreak today for the Midwest. Numerous tornado watches and warnings including a Particularly Dangerous Situation tornado watch.

Tornado Preliminary Storm Survey

Written on October 25, 2010 at 4:48 pm, by

The National Weather Service Damage Survey Team reported that the Tornado that passed near the town of Rice, Texas on October 24, 2010, has been rated a strong EF-2. For more information about the survey click here.

Tornado watch issued and streaming live.

Written on October 24, 2010 at 3:48 pm, by

Tornado watch 707 was extended for parts of Central Texas. Vortex Chasers is currently streaming live!  Please visit the ‘live video’ tab on the website or go to Will give updates as needed…

Final Chance of Severe WX

Written on October 24, 2010 at 11:55 am, by

A dry line and upper level disturbance will be the focal point for a slight chance of severe weather along and east of I-35 this afternoon. Today the risk will be from large hail and damaging winds but can not rule out an isolated tornado. Click here for an explanation of how to read this graphic.

Tornado Watch

Written on October 23, 2010 at 1:35 pm, by


Severe WX Possible Today

Written on October 23, 2010 at 2:31 am, by

All of Central Texas has a chance of seeing severe weather today with the primary threats being large hail, damaging winds and Isolated tornadoes are also possible.  We will be giving updates of severe weather while out in the field.  The storm prediction center has most of Central Texas under a 5% risk for tornados.Continue Reading

Slight risk of severe storms on Friday.

Written on October 21, 2010 at 10:48 am, by

The threat for severe weather is due to a upper level low to the NW of Texas and a approaching dryline from west Texas. From the picture above you can see the area’s that have a risk of severe weather Friday afternoon. Above is a picture of the upper level winds increasing over the 30% slight riskContinue Reading

Severe Weather | October 11, 2010

Written on October 12, 2010 at 1:36 am, by

Vortex Chasers intercepted numerous severe storms that produced large hail up to size of golf balls… This pictures was taken about 4 miles south east of Killeen, just south of the East Trimmier and Chaparral Rd. intersection. << More Pictures

Possible Severe Weather Today.

Written on October 11, 2010 at 7:08 am, by

As you can see from the picture below, the Storm Prediction Center has put central and south east Texas under a slight risk for severe weather. If a storm goes severe the main threats will be from large hail and damaging downburst winds. S.P.C. is monitoring this area for a possible severe thunderstorm watch.

Project Tornado – Hillsboro Elementary

Written on October 8, 2010 at 9:13 pm, by

Vortex Chasers spent part of the afternoon with Rusty Garrett and Rudy Pearce for a Project Tornado session at Hillsboro Elementary. After Rusty’s awesome presentation on tornado and severe weather survival tips, a group of GT students had the opportunity with some one on one time with Vortex Chasers. We answered many great questions, followedContinue Reading