Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup Project – Fairdale, Il – July 30, 2016

Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup Project – Fairdale, Il – July 30, 2016

Posted on Jul 30, 2016 | No Comments

TweetWe participated in our first Adopt-A-Highway cleanup through Fairdale, Illinois today! It was a very humbling experience as we found many pieces of tile, insulation, drywall, siding, shingles and even clothes. Fairdale took on a direct hit back from an EF4 tornado on April 9th, 2015. A lot of the community has rebuilt, however there […]

Severe Storm Coverage – July 23, 2016

Severe Storm Coverage – July 23, 2016

Posted on Jul 24, 2016 | No Comments

TweetOn July 23, 2016, thunderstorms began to fire across portions of Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois.  With a frontal boundary in the area, ample instability, and weak wind shear profiles, the Storm Prediction Center issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch (#412) for those areas listed above.  A Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms was also expanded eastward and […]

Severe Thunderstorms – July 21, 2016

Severe Thunderstorms – July 21, 2016

Posted on Jul 22, 2016 | No Comments

TweetOn the afternoon of July 21st, a shortwave trough combined with an outflow boundary left behind from overnight storms, was enough to trigger explosive thunderstorm development in Central Wisconsin. Corfedi Vectors favored a southward turn along the instabilty gradient which is exactly the path they traveled. As the storms turned southerly, they congealed into a […]