Today went quite nicely, after the difficulty in choosing the target
area. I kept debating to myself how far south and west I wanted
to go. I
ended up with a target of Hebron, NE. We departed DSM around noon.
in Lincoln for data and a quick snack. We then headed south on 81
Hebron. Looking at data, I wanted to get farther west and south,
headed down to Concordia, and then went west on 24. We were watching
Smith County storm for a while, but then opted for the new storm
south, in Osborne County. We sat at the intersection of 24 and 281
time, and then headed south to the south side of Osborne. No more
minutes after we headed south, a TOR warning was issued for the
cell to the
north. We decided to stay with the new-now larger cell on radar.
We set up
just south of the city of Osborne. Saw a lot of nice scud action,
point pulling up into what looked like a wall cloud for a good 15
The scud action was really intense, I could understand why someone
they saw a tornado with it.
Once it got dark, we headed south a ways in hopes of some lightning
photography. After that we headed to Wichita, where we stayed the
Looks like we shouldn't have much driving to do today.