Tim Marshall's 1996 Chase Summary

These are transcriptions of microcassette recordings taken by Tim Marshall to document each chase in real-time. Tim Marshall's house ("home base") was located in Lewisville, Texas; Haag Engineering is in Carrollton, Texas. These files were converted over from word processor files, so formatting problems may exist.

1 3/24/96 Richland, TX 11:45a-8:50p 13.0 hrs 392 miles TRW+A

2 4/12/96 Malone, TX 1:55p-10:10p 8.3 hrs 300 miles TRW

3 4/13/96 Valley View, TX 7:40p-10:00p 2.4 hrs 72 miles TRW

4 4/19/96 Terrell, TX 7:00p-9:21p 2.4 hrs 116 miles TRW

5 4/21/96 Throckmorton, TX 12:33p-11:26p 13.0 hrs 598 miles TRW+,WC

6 4/27/96 Seiling, OK 12:07p-12:23a 12.3 hrs 667 miles -bust-

7 5/13/96 Rotan, TX 2:49p-1:30a 10.8 hrs 537 miles TRW+,F

8 5/22/96 Atwood, KS 9:33a-10:15p 12.7 hrs 791 miles TRW+,WC

9 5/23/96 Hill City, KS 1:29p-8:10p 6.7 hrs 175 miles -bust-

10 5/24/96 Spearman, TX 8:55a-12:39a 15.7 hrs 699 miles TRW+,A,WC,F,T

11 5/25/96 Friona, TX 10:42a-10:09p 11.5 hrs 531 miles TRW+A,WC,F, T

12 5/26/96 Oklahoma City, OK 10:06a-12:11a 14.0 hrs 642 miles TRW+A,WC

13 5/28/96 Hillsboro, TX 3:45p-9:52p 6.1 hrs 329 miles TRW+

14 5/29/96 Mertzon, TX 12:11p-2:20a 13.9 hrs 732 miles TRW+,WC

15 5/30/96 Breckenridge, TX 11:10a-10:27p 11.5 hrs 522 miles TRW+A

16 5/31/96 Rush Center, KS 9:30a-9:42p 12.2 hrs 723 miles 2 TRW+A,WC

17 6/01/96 Winters, TX 8:41a-9:53p 13.2 hrs 807 miles -bust-

18 6/02/96 Friona, TX 10:33a-10:05p 11.5 hrs 583 miles TRW

19 6/04/96 Gate, OK 9:27p-12:02a 14.5 hrs 610 miles TRW+,WC

20 6/05/96 Lawrence, KS 10:27a-1:13a 14.7 hrs 583 miles TRW+

21 6/06/96 Pauls Valley, OK 10:15a-10:30p 12.3 hrs 491 miles 2TRW+,WC

1996 CHASE SUMMARY


Chases: 21

Tornadoes: 2

Torn/chase: 1:10

Hours: 232.7

Funnels: 3

Hrs/chase: 11.1

Miles: 10,900

Mi/hour: 46.8

Miles/chase: 519

TRW+: 14

Torn. days: 2

TRW+/chase: 2:3

Abbreviations used: TRW=Thunderstorm with rain showers; TRW+=Severe thunderstorm with rain showers; WC=Wall Cloud; F=Funnel Cloud; T=Tornado; A=Hail


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