On the Front - Jason Politte's Storm Chasing Page


Read a brief chase summary and see photos (clickable thumbnails) from noteworthy chases. A seperate historical weather image gallery is also included.

Jason Politte filming the April 2, 2006 Searcy, AR tornado.
Photo: Jason Politte filming the April 2, 2006 Searcy, AR tornado

Updated: April 8, 2008; Page Genesis: June 13, 1999
*The April 2, 2006 WX Photos page is now up*
Eric Nguyen tribute page by Amos Magliocco
Eric Nguyen Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Read my thoughts about past and present weather, storm chasing, and personal events.
Links to other chasers, educational resources, commentaries, chase humor, and much more.

Read detailed accounts of noteworthy chases (No longer updated).
A plethora of links for forecasts from several NWSFOs and SPC, models, surface obs, severe WX indices, upper-air data, and satellite images.
DISCLAIMER: Storm chasing CAN be a dangerous activity, which if one doesn't have sufficient knowledge, can result in injury, loss of limb, or even death. If you're going to chase, then study before you do it and if possible, try to start out with an experienced chaser.

This webpage built, maintained, and edited by Jason Politte, jpolitte@onthefront.ws. Pictures, images, and text on this page and sub-pages are copyrighted and are not to be used elsewhere unless permission is granted by the author of this webpage.

Copyright: 1999-2008 Jason Politte