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  1. Shawn Gossman

    Favorite Storm Chase?

    What has been your favorite storm-chasing experience? Why was it your favorite?
  2. Shawn Gossman

    How could we improve Skywarn training?

    What are some ways that Skywarn training could be improved? If you were in charge of making training more efficient, how would you do it?
  3. Shawn Gossman

    2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Discussion

    Discuss the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane season here. What are your predictions?
  4. Shawn Gossman

    Winter Outlook 2022/2023

    Please share your ideas for this upcoming winter outlook for 2022/2033.
  5. Shawn Gossman

    Historical Kentucky Flooding

    Are any of you impacted by this at all? More and source: https://www.weather.gov/jkl/July2022Flooding
  6. Shawn Gossman

    How do you make money as a storm chaser?

    Everyone has a smartphone with an excellent video camera on it. Everyone can film severe weather and give it to the media for free. Charging for severe weather footage is now harder than ever. So, how would you, make money from storm chasing if you tried today?
  7. Shawn Gossman

    Close calls?

    Have you ever had any close calls while spotting storms? Tell us about them! Those experiences are good education for other storm spotters.
  8. Shawn Gossman

    Night time spotting....

    I try to avoid it at all costs. It is just too dangerous these days.
  9. Shawn Gossman

    Where are you all from?

    Love seeing the diversity on the forum, folks! :cool:
  10. Shawn Gossman

    Do you do emergency communications?

    Have you all had to use your radios in an event where normal communications were down? Or has it just been training experience for you?
  11. Shawn Gossman

    Do you have an DSLR camera?

    Cool. What model do you have? What's your go-to lens?
  12. Shawn Gossman

    Do you follow space weather?

    It always makes me sad when the big trees are threatened by the fires. Mike, over here in the Shawnee, we prescribe burn our forest. FS tells us that it prevents bigger fires. Native Americans did it first. Do you think Cali needs to do more of that to prevent the larger ones? Or would it...
  13. Shawn Gossman

    Lake Effect Snow

    That's crazy! We don't get that much snow here in southernmost Illinois anymore. Mainly it is ice.
  14. Shawn Gossman

    convergence

    Nice - have you started podcasting then? You beat me to it! I still need to get one going.
  15. Shawn Gossman

    How many tornadoes does your county see each year?

    We got a derecho in 2009 that was so bad that there are still trees down from it. It was a powerful storm. In my opinion, it was way more destructive than a tornado but very widespread.
  16. Shawn Gossman

    Who is your favorite storm chaser?

    It is a hard one for me to decide. I enjoyed the works of Ben Holcomb back when I was really into it. Adam Lucio (probably butchered his name) was another good one. Reed Timmer is cool too. I didn't pay much attention to his TV work but his other stuff has always been interesting. What about...
  17. Shawn Gossman

    Solo spotting or with a group

    Did you two ever go spotting together?
  18. Shawn Gossman

    Enhanced Fujita Scale (EF-Scale) 2022-07-12

    A PDF explaining the Enhanced Fujita Scale or EF-Scale which determines the category of tornado sizes based on the findings of damage surveys. This resource could be useful for storm spotters wishing to learn more about severe weather and general meteorology.
  19. Shawn Gossman

    Severe Weather Threat: Northeast States

    Today's severe weather threat is in the Northeast of the Country: Source: SPC Day 1 Outlook Discuss this event here! Are any of you in the threatened path of this event?
  20. Shawn Gossman

    How to Create Your Forum Profile!

    Howdy there, As a new member of the forum, all the settings and controls may seem overwhelming for you. Don't worry! We're here to help you and help you get the most out of this community! In today's help topic, we're going to help you create Your Forum Profile and adjust your Forum Settings to...
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