Has Storm Chasing gone too far?

04 Jun 2013 07:37 | Anonymous
With so much activity from Tornadoes and the recent deaths of researchers who actually moved into storms- the question arises: Have Storm Chasers gone too far? Many of these "chasers" are not trained- and none of the professional chasers report their observations to the National Weather Service. Often these folks clog the highways and can be an added nuisance in the path of a storm. This is diametrically opposed to NWS trained SKYWARN Spotters, who are trained to observe and report phenomena directly to NWS to help warn and save lives. There is a big difference between watching and reporting to the NWS, versus moving into harm's way. What are your thoughts?

This report from Arkansas explores the question. 

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