• Storm Chase Log: August 10, 2014

    Today is day number 2 of surprising summer time setups here in Central Mississippi. Yesterday we saw scattered to isolated thunderstorms develop that formed into a bowing segment that brought some pretty strong winds. Today we saw a very similar scenario. My good friend Gary Schmitt and I decided to take a trip into the(…)

    Storm Chase Log: August 10, 2014
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  • Welcome to Mississippi Storm Chasing!

    Welcome to the official homepage of Mississippi Storm Chasing! Our featured video explains it all! We are a group of experienced storm chasers from across the state in search of some of Mississippi’s wildest weather. Hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, snow storms, you name it we cover it! We also keep our followers updated on Facebook and(…)

    Welcome to Mississippi Storm Chasing!
  • MSC Covers Tornado Warning LIVE on Fox 40/WLBT Channel 3

    Since the very start of Mississippi Storm Chasing(MSC) we have always tried to make others aware of impending severe weather. Through social media, through storm chasing, and even by just talking to the public on our chase trips. This past Monday(April 28) we reached a milestone in our chasing careers. We covered a tornado warned(…)

    MSC Covers Tornado Warning LIVE on Fox 40/WLBT Channel 3

Storm Chase Log: August 10, 2014

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Today is day number 2 of surprising summer time setups here in Central Mississippi. Yesterday we saw scattered to isolated thunderstorms develop that formed into a bowing segment that brought some pretty strong winds. Today we saw a very similar scenario. My good friend Gary Schmitt and I decided to take a trip into the Mississippi Delta to try and catch some of these photogenic thunderstorms over the farm lands. To our disappointment storms did not fire as strongly as we wanted them to within this area but they would later. We made our way through small towns such as Belzoni and Lexington, MS before making it back to I-55. Once we returned to the Jackson Metro area a bowing segment started to develop in the area we had just come from. Radar was indicating winds aloft from 50-60kts at times as the severe thunderstorms raced south. We made a move to relocate to northern Rankin County where this line of severe storms was headed. We experienced torrential rainfall and estimated wind gusts of around 40-50 mph. We also spotted an interesting feature on a small thunderstorm that developed just East of Jackson. We both looked up to see an area of rotation swirling above our heads. Almost like the bottom of a rotating updraft or an outflow boundary interacting with the atmosphere around it. Nonetheless today was a very exciting day even though it started out very slowly.

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Welcome to Mississippi Storm Chasing!

Welcome to the official homepage of Mississippi Storm Chasing! Our featured video explains it all! We are a group of experienced storm chasers from across the state in search of some of Mississippi’s wildest weather. Hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, snow storms, you name it we cover it! We also keep our followers updated on Facebook and Twitter so go follow us now for the latest when it comes to Mississippi severe weather! Check back with us regularly. We are always uploading exclusive video and pictures from our chase events across the great State of Mississippi!
-Vincent Webb
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(Our view of a tornado producing supercell in Yazoo County April 28, 2014)

MSC Covers Tornado Warning LIVE on Fox 40/WLBT Channel 3

Since the very start of Mississippi Storm Chasing(MSC) we have always tried to make others aware of impending severe weather. Through social media, through storm chasing, and even by just talking to the public on our chase trips. This past Monday(April 28) we reached a milestone in our chasing careers. We covered a tornado warned supercell LIVE on the highest rated TV station in the state of Mississippi. We streamed a large rotating supercell live for nearly 15 minutes straight as the severe thunderstorm was baring down on Yazoo City. Not long after observing the storm we spotted a tornado but only briefly. Our report was relayed to the National Weather Service as well as all media outlets within the warned area. Not only did we provide the report but we were also covering it live with streaming video. So not only could those in the warned area hear about it but they could see it. We were the eyes on the ground very close to the circulation feeding back valuable information to warned citizens ahead of the storm. THANKFULLY the storm weakened soon after and did not cause any damage. Imagine if it was in a more dangerous situation though. What if the tornado had continued on into this populated area. We continue to strive to help organizations such as the NWS  with the warning process by providing live images of warned thunderstorms as much as possible. We will continue to do this, but this past event we reached a goal we had been shooting for for some time now. Again thank you to all of our followers! We couldn’t do it without you. We look forward to providing you with the latest information concerning severe weather and to help keep other Mississippians safe!
-Owner: Vincent Webb
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