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DarkSky 08-28-2009 06:26 PM

Aug.9, 2000 - storm chase
 
The chase begins on the QEW:
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase01.jpg
Paul goes over his maps:
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase02.jpg
Tail-end of a storm rolling through Pelham:
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase03.jpg
Excellent cloud lowerings at the very end of the storm:
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase04.jpg
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase05.jpg http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase06.jpg http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase07.jpg http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase08.jpg
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase09.jpg
Now we're in Haldimand-Norfolk...
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase10.jpg
Rotation was great, cloud lowerings everywhere:
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase11.jpg

http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase12.jpg
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase13.jpg http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase14.jpg http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase15.jpg http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase16.jpg http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase17.jpg http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase19.jpg http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase20.jpg http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase22.jpg Dark dark skies...
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase23.jpg
Who says cows lay down before a storm??
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase24.jpg
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase25.jpg http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase26.jpg Excellent full rainbow in Fort Erie:
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase27.jpg

http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase28.jpg

http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase29.jpg
Another meso rolls into St. Catharines in the distance:
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase30.jpg
Paul in action....
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase31.jpg
The following vidcaps taken from regular 8mm:
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase32.jpg
http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase33.jpg http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase34.jpg http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase35.jpg http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase36.jpg http://www.ontariostorms.com/2000/aug/09/chase37.jpg EMAIL ME !
WUCN13 CWTO 092201

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA. REGIONAL CENTRE TORONTO ONTARIO.
6.01 PM EDT WEDNESDAY 9 AUGUST 2000.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING ISSUED FOR..
REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF HAMILTON-WENTWORTH
ESSEX COUNTY
REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF NIAGARA.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING CONTINUED FOR..
KENT COUNTY
ELGIN COUNTY
BRANT COUNTY
REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF HALDIMAND-NORFOLK
MIDDLESEX COUNTY
OXFORD COUNTY.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING ENDED FOR..
LAMBTON COUNTY.

WEATHER RADAR INDICATES THAT MANY THUNDERSTORMS HAVE FORMED OVER SOUTHWESTERN ONTARIO AND SOME OF THEM ARE REACHING SEVERE LIMITS. AT 5.45 PM THE BAND OF MOST SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDED FROM SOUTHEAST OF WINDSOR TO LONDON AND THEN TO THE HAMILTON AREA. THE STORMS ARE GENERALLY MOVING WEST TO EAST AT ABOUT 70 KM/H. WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 100 KM/H..EXTREMELY HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND LARGE HAIL UP TO 3 CENTIMETRES IN DIAMETER ARE LIKELY WITH SOME OF THESE STORMS. SOME UNCONFIRMED TORNADOES AND FUNNEL CLOUDS HAVE BEEN REPORTED WITH THESE STORMS.

THIS IS A WARNING THAT SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING IN THESE REGIONS. REMEMBER SOME SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE TORNADOES..LISTEN FOR UPDATED WARNINGS. EMERGENCY MEASURES ONTARIO RECOMMENDS TAKING COVER IMMEDIATELY WHEN THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES.
THIS WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7.45 PM.
END/1/BECKER

Itchy 02-26-2010 10:46 AM

Re: Aug.9, 2000 - storm chase
 
Nice catch, great storm!

DarkSky 02-27-2010 04:13 AM

Re: Aug.9, 2000 - storm chase
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Itchy (Post 427)
Nice catch, great storm!

Some day if I ever find some free time on my hands (yah right) I'll have to go and make videos (for online) of all my old stuff. 'Nothing great as far as tornados go, but just a blast watching the old stuff on the road, chasing with friends :)


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