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Capital Weather Gang Archive: VORTEX2

Lack of Twisters Aside, VORTEX2 Gets Useful Data

* Heats Stays Away: Full Forecast Through the Fourth * Meteorologists analyzing severe weather fom the VORTEX2 operations center. Courtesy NOAA. Meteorologist Patrick Marsh huddles over a computer screen at NOAA's Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, anxiously tracking the progress of the armada of researchers taking part in the...

By Andrew Freedman  | June 29, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Freedman, Science, VORTEX2  
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Best of CWG's VORTEX2 Photos

* An Atlantic Onslaught: Full Forecast | VORTEX2 Turns Heads * Tornado touchdown, Goshen County, Wyoming, June 6, 2009. VORTEX2, which stands for "Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment2," is the largest field experiment to investigate tornadoes. The project's first field phase ended on Saturday, and will...

By Andrew Freedman  | June 16, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Freedman, Photography, VORTEX2  
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VORTEX2 Turns Heads in Tornado Alley

* Chance of showers, then drier & cool: Full Forecast * One of the Mobile radar units, an X-Band Mobile Radar, scanning a storm on June 4. By Andrew Freedman. During the five weeks ending this past weekend, the scientists of VORTEX2, which is the largest tornado research project in...

By Andrew Freedman  | June 15, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Freedman, Humor, News & Notes, Science, VORTEX2  
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Scientists Get Closest Look Yet at Tornado

Riding along the VORTEX2 storm expedition * A Stormy Week Ahead: Full Forecast | CWG Captures Tornado * Tornado begins to form in Goshen County, Wyoming on Friday, June 5. By CWG's Andrew Freedman. "I think we're about to have ourselves a tornado," Glen Romine calmly stated - in the...

By Andrew Freedman  | June 8, 2009; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Freedman, Thunderstorms, VORTEX2  
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Success: CWG Captures Tornado on Chase

* Here Comes the Sun: Full Forecast | NatCast * Tornado in Goshen County, Wyoming yesterday afternoon. By CWG's Andrew Freedman. For the first 25 days of the VORTEX2 tornado field project -- the largest effort ever made to understand tornadoes, the chase teams had failed to encounter one tornado....

By Jason Samenow  | June 6, 2009; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Capital Weather Gang, VORTEX2  
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CWG Chases Tornadoes & Tweets to Tell About It

* Full Forecast | The Thrill of the Tornado Chase | CWG's Twitter Feed * * Tornado Touched Down in Stanley, Va., Weather Service Says * A supercell storm along the Wyoming-Colorado border. By CWG's Andrew Freedman. Click here to enlarge. Want to go tornado chasing? Sorry -- you won't...

By Dan Stillman  | June 5, 2009; 3:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Capital Weather Gang, VORTEX2  
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