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How about chasing the storm? – the Hokie student team

June 15, 2010

Hokie Storm Chasers

A student team from Virginia Tech Geography Department now runs in the Great Plains for chasing the storm. It is a 3 credit course, which has the goal of predicating the severe thunderstorms and tornadoes, source.  The team departed from Virginia on 5.17.2010. Since then, it has traveled through Texas, western Missouri,South Dakota,Kansas,Colorado,Oklahoma.

On 5.29.2010, the team experienced the EF-4 Tornado in Walworth and Edmunds, one of the greatest Tornado in South Dakota since 1950.

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