So You Wanna Be a Storm Chaser?
Take Marty Feely’s Whirlwind Tours from Amarillo (707 W. Timberdell Road, Norman, OK 73072). Or attend a Skywarn spotter training seminar (call your county emergency services office).
On the Internet Check out the Storm Chasers page on the World Wide Web (http://taiga.geog.niu.edu/chaser/chaser.html), featuring essays by Alan Moller and Chuck Doswell and links to current forecasts, late-breaking chaser news, and weather discussion groups.
Reading material Storm Track, the magazine ($14 a year), and Storm Talk, the book ($55), both by Tim Marshall (1336 Brazos, Lewisville 75067); “The Weather Bulletin,” the Texas Severe Storms Association’s quarterly newsletter ($14 a year; P.O. Box 122222, Arlington 76012).
Video Chasing the Wind and Chasers of Tornado Alley documentaries ($27.90 each from Prairie Pictures, P.O. Box 122020, Arlington 76012).