1999 STORM CHASE SUMMARY

During the 1999 chase season, Storm Track magazine will keep you up-to-date on the latest day-by-day events in this chase notebook! All listings will pertain to events taking place in the Great Plains, with only significant events from other locales.

Thursday, January 21, 1999
Supercells in Arkansas.

Friday, March 12, 1999
Supercell in south Texas. Great summary here! (Gene Moore)

Friday, April 2, 1999
After-dark storms in far west Oklahoma. (Tim Marshall, Rob Satkus, Tim Jones, Roger Hill)

Saturday, April 3, 1999
Tornadic supercells in Arkansas. (J.W. King)

Monday, April 5, 1999
Nighttime severe storms in north Oklahoma and Kansas. (Matt Dennis)

Thursday, April 8, 1999
Big tornadoes strike Iowa and Missouri. (Marty Feely, Jeff Piotrowski)

Tuesday, April 13, 1999
Severe but outflowish storms in west Texas. (Rob Satkus, Tim Vasquez)

Tuesday, April 14, 1999
Cold-core low produces a supercell in Oklahoma. (Tim Vasquez)

Wednesday, April 21, 1999
In northwest Oklahoma, blue sky to tornado in 97 minutes; Carrier, Oklahoma is destroyed. (Tim Marshall, Rob Satkus, Tim Vasquez, Roger Hill, Shane Adams)

Thursday, April 22, 1999
HP supercells east of Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Rob Satkus, Tim Vasquez, Jay Antle)

Friday, April 23, 1999
Great shear and CAPEs in north Texas -- unfortunately, a bust. (Rob Satkus, Tim Jones)

Monday, April 26, 1999
Cold core storms in central Oklahoma! (Rob Satkus)

Sunday, May 2, 1999
Bustola -- in southwest Oklahoma. (Rob Satkus)

Monday, May 3, 1999
Mega-outbreak in central Oklahoma with devastating tornadoes. (Rob Satkus, Blair Kooistra, Tim Vasquez, Shane Adams)

Tuesday, May 4, 1999
Tornado outbreak in north central Kansas. (J.W. King)

Sunday, May 9, 1999
Big, mushy squall line in the southern Plains. (Robert Satkus)

Monday, May 10, 1999
Weak tornado in western Kansas. (Jim Eschrich, Robert Satkus)

Sunday, May 16, 1999
Severe storms in northwest Texas. (J.W. King)

Monday, May 17, 1999
North Texas line of storms. (J.W. King)


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