Chase Log

May 17th, 2005 North Platte, Nebraska Supercell Spin-ups

We spent the night in North Platte on the 16th, thus allowing us to stay in the area for the 17th. Everything pointed to strong linear forcing and a quick evolution into a squall line for any storm that formed. By mid afternoon, a triple point became very clear southwest of North Platte. We were able to sit and watch a supercell develop on the triple point. What a treat!!! This storm was fairly high based, but produced several spins ups, a couple tornadic and many on the gust front.

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