(28 April 2012)
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About This Shoot
Date: 28 April 2012
Location: Northwest Texas from near Snyder to Aspermont, TX
Shoot Type: Storm Chase
Rating:
Description: High-based supercell & substantial lightning
Synopsis:
I intercepted a high-based supercell north of Snyder during the evening hours. This storm moved east-northeast through a poor road network northeast of Snyder. I photographed lightning and storm structure from north-northwest of Rotan from 8:00 to 8:40pm or so. I continued to photograph lightning illuminated storm structure, albeit not all that great, as I approached Hamlin from 9:00 to 9:30pm.

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28 April 2012


Sun, 29 Apr 2012 08:53:23 -0500
-Impossible Canyon Supercell 2012- High based supercell producing a lightning flash at sunset northeast of Snyder, TX on 28 April 2012
  
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Sat, 28 Apr 2012 21:18:51 -0500
chase recap Supercell intercept northeast of Snyder, tx

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Sat, 28 Apr 2012 18:15:06 -0500
610 pm heading to first development

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Sat, 28 Apr 2012 17:46:28 -0500
chase update 545pm near Boyds Chapel, tx

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Sat, 28 Apr 2012 14:22:24 -0500
chase update 220pm in Aspermont, Tx

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Sat, 28 Apr 2012 12:14:22 -0500
chase update 1210pm: Target Anson-Sweetwater, TX. 16z RUC model shows attempt at initiation in this area by 6pm or so
  
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Sat, 28 Apr 2012 06:54:53 -0500
Chase Day 4/28 Target: Abilene, TX on a conditional day for initiation. Marginal day, going down here gets me in position for better looking day on 4/29 and 4/30 in W Texas

Fri, 27 Apr 2012 05:39:39 -0500
Possible 3-day chase coming up Sat-Mon (Apr 28-30) during my days off work across West TX and vicinity. More details this evening.