One of the interesting things that can happen while storm chasing in the early part of the Tornado Season is that the seasons are in fact “In Transition”. In some cases, there are such rapid weather changes happening that some of the transitions don’t get a chance to totally take place.
That was the case here with this Tornadic Supercell Near Eau Claire, WI on April 10, 2011. Storm Chaser Andy Gabrielson and company were chasing this particular storm while there still was snow on the ground. And in some cases almost TWO FEET OF IT! The wild state of the atmosphere being totally out of balance led to a day that saw many large, destructive tornadoes in the state of Wisconsin for so very early in the year (Wisconsin’s peak tornado season isn’t usually until late spring/Early Summer):