After such a great day with a tornado in Wyoming, we made our way out of North Platte, NE on June 1st, and headed south to the small town of Oberlin, KS and waited for initiation, and just about every other storm chaser out for the day also had the same plan. After eating at a packed Subway, I got my equipment ready and storms started to blow up just to the west. We figured we had set up at the exact right place, and dropped just south of Oberlin watching a beautiful cell blow up. And then it died. That quickly.
After looking at the options, we had a cell to the south near Oakley nearly and hour away, but it was about the only thing worth going after. After about an hour of driving we made it to the storm and watched it quickly turn into a squall line that lost all tornadic potential. I got a few photos from this chase but not many, but here is what I caught:
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