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Saturday May 4, 2019 (04:22)


Intense storms hit Middle America each spring. Keith LaBotz and his daughters Alyssa and Brittany travel every year to chase storms. They stock up on gear in Colorado.

Sunday May 5, 2019 (04:23)

Jeff Aiello, David Boomer, Jon Neely and the LaBotz family drive towards Lubbock in the Texas Panhandle. Keith monitors the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center. The family has seen 15 tornados.

Tornado Formation Theory (04:03)

Aiello, LaBotz, and the group observe cloud shapes. They travel major roads to drive around and behind the storm. Safety is top priority.

Tahoka Texas (06:21)

The group of storm chasers enters a tornado warning area. Supercell storms are unpredictable. When cell coverage drops, radar apps become useless; the group retreats.

Monday May 6, 2019 (03:16)

LaBotz and his daughters describe their favorite aspects of storm chasing. They enjoy stopping in old towns during their long days of driving through Tornado Alley.

Credits: Episode 3: Storm Chasers (Outside: Beyond the Lens, Season 1) (01:18)

Credits: Episode 3: Storm Chasers (Outside: Beyond the Lens, Season 1)

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Episode 3: Storm Chasers (Outside: Beyond the Lens, Season 1)

Part of the Series : Outside: Beyond the Lens (Season 1)
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Every spring, a swath of land through the heartland of America becomes ground zero for severe storms. Now, Tornado Alley draws a growing number of people who travel to the middle of the country to chase storms. Jeff, David and Jon follow a father and his twin daughters who visit the panhandle of Texas to see the power of Mother Nature up close. But beyond the lens, another side of this extreme hobby is revealed as the chase passes through the dying towns of a forgotten part of America.

Length: 27 minutes

Item#: BVL283045

ISBN: 979-8-88678-522-7

Copyright date: ©2019

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