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This is an index of my most recent posts, in chronological order. You can also subscribe to the Blog RSS/XML feed or view the post archives page.

Latest Blog Posts Index:

June 23:
Summer solstice storm observing roundup >>

The slow storm season of 2020 continued through the last days of spring, with no events in the St. Louis region worth covering between June 10-19. The three-day period between June 20-22 featured storms around the metro with a couple of OK captures.

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May 31:
Storm observing roundup for Spring 2020: The "Shelter-in-Place" season >>

Despite being shut down for any travel during the whole Plains spring season, I've had a few decent events here in the St. Louis metro area.

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May 15:
Connecting safe bike/pedestrian routes around Scott AFB, O'Fallon, Shiloh and Mascoutah, Illinois >>

The St. Louis metro area has one of the best network of bike trails in the Midwest. This is particularly true of the Illinois side of the metro area (the STL "Metro-East") with the expansive and growing Madison County Transit and MetroBikeLink trail systems. With the completion of the Goshen Trail's southern extension to O'Fallon, access to the trail network has been opened up to even more of the population of the Metro-East.

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March 31:
The difference between storm chasing and spotting; do chasers "save lives"? >>

Storm chasing and spotting are often confused together, and thought to be one and the same by those outside of these communities. But a big secret in the storm chasing world is that they are actually very, very different. There can in very rare cases be some overlap between the two, which I'll get into later in this post, but they should not be considered equivalents.

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March 15:
Coronavirus: please take it seriously >>

I know you have probably started following this story in earnest recently now that the crisis is rapidly accellerating. But there is significant reason to be concerned.

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March 5:
Storm observing roundup: December 2019 to March 2, 2020 >>

I'm way behind on my blog updates, but after this post you'll understand why. It's been incredibly busy on the winter weather front and I've taken on additional hours at two of my main day jobs, leaving very little true days off to work on blog posts. This post will cover the period beginning on December 14 and ending on March 2.

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February 9:
Ten years in the Midwest, in photos >>

January 9 marked ten years since I moved from my native West Virginia and spent my first full day and night as a Midwesterner. The following is a photographic restrospective of the past decade of life here in Missouri and Illinois.

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December 9:
September-November 2019 storm observing roundup >>

I fell way behind on my expedition log updates, so here is one big page with all of the trips since the beginning of September. A LOT has happened over these last few months!

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November 15:
Meteor fireball and significant icy road event in St. Louis - November 11, 2019 >>

On Monday, November 11, an overperforming light snow event caught DOT crews in the St. Louis are off guard, resulting in a significant road icing event that caused gridlock in the metro. While this was ongoing, a large meteor fireball exploded in the skies overhead, making international headlines.

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September 3:
August 2019 storm observing roundup >>

August was another busy month of observing, with a few good expedition days among a lot of unproductive ones.

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July 29:
Midsummer 2019 storm observing roundup >>

Busy - but mostly frustrating and unproductive - storm observing has continued throughout the month of June, precluding frequent updates to the blog.

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