Great Plains Weather

Often called “flyover country,” the Great Plains is truly the land of surprise weather, where it can be clear one day, icy zero-zero the next, and tornados on the third.

For some, flying is just braving the traffic pattern or short, local flights. But serious long-distance flying or commercial operations will eventually bring you to the heart of the Great Plains. Meteorology captivated me because of the incredibly turbulent and strange weather in this area. I chased tornadoes for 15 years and forecasted weather for […]
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