Evening Border Ranges Storms
Posted on 2008-01-06On Sunday evening I chased storms that formed near Esk down to the area near Boonah. We stopped at the Boonah lookout for about an hour and watched the lightshow over the ranges. The storm we were looking at had split and was weakening as it moved south east but still provided a few clear air lightning strikes. Some structure was visible. Click Read More to see the best shots of the evening.
Courier Mail Prints One of My Photos
Posted on 2007-10-10One of my photos from Monday got printed in today's Courier Mail on Page 12 and featured on an article on the Courier Mail website. I sent it to them Monday night, but was surprised it made the paper. UPDATE: Initially they made a typo in my name, but they've now updated it and fixed it on their website. Many thanks for doing this!
Second Day of Supercells in NENSW/SEQLD
Posted on 2007-10-09For the second day in a row, strong thunderstorms and supercells developed in the area of NE NSW and SE QLD. I chased two storms that formed southwest of Redcliffe and continued to the Bribie Island area. The first produced lots of hail in Caboolture and through to Donnybrook. The second produced hail through Strathpine, Petrie, Redcliffe and Deception Bay. It also had an impressive shelf cloud. Full report coming in the next day or two.
Trough and Good Shear Brings Lightshow to Brisbane
Posted on 2007-10-08On Monday a trough triggered thunderstorms from Western QLD to North East NSW. After a good lightshow the night before, I decided to chase in the area southwest of Brisbane. The previous day large storms had formed in this area, and the forecasts and models were quite similiar. GFS showed strong instability and good moisture inland in the Lockyer Valley. I chased in the afternoon, beginning near Ipswich