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Cape Town Storm 7th March 2010

The past 2 weeks have been really interesting around the Cape Town area. Temperatures exceeded 35 degrees Celcius for close to 10 days in a row in many places, with recorded temperatures of 46’C in Paarl over the past weekend. It’s funny that just a few weeks ago I was talking about the lack of a general summer weather pattern and just days after that post a very typical intense summer weather pattern set in.…

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Tornado Season Starting With A Bang

After quite a few days of Moderate Risk tornado issues for the central plains and surrounding areas, today saw the  National Weather Service in the United States issue the highest possible risk level. And with reason, the conditions were perfect for tornado development.…

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Tornado Alley IMAX Release

You have no doubt, by now already heard of the hit Discovery Channel program Storm Chasers. This series has been around since 2007 when it first made its television debut, prior to it’s release I had heard lots of talk about the show and having recorded previous severe weather shows religiously on VHS tape from the television this was going to be a dream come true for me.…

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The Chase Begins Tomorrow

Okay, so tomorrow is the big day- I get aboard a plane headed to Johannesburg tomorrow night where I will be picked up and then taken to Pretoria for my 2 week stay, I will return to Cape Town on the 30th November.…

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22 November 2007 – Johannesburg Severe Thunderstorm

On 22 November 2007 I was situated in Pretoria, Gauteng for a few days. I started the day by heading to Fourways, Johannesburg at around 9am, though my initial reasoning for visiting Fourways was not storm chasing related I was well aware that the South African Weather Service had issued a 60% probability of thunderstorms and that conditions were looking good for development with temperatures forecast to be in the upper 20s to low 30s.…

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