TEAM SWS |2011 CHASE TEAM PLANS| Last Years Accomplishments Set The Stage
The Success of the Past Season "Raised the Bar" for SWS Teams' Objectives
PLANNED CHASES- from APRIL - JULY, 2011. Last year alone, John intercepted more then 30 tornadoes traveling over 38,000 miles in the Great Plains. After the success of the 2010 season, the new "A TEAM" will embark on the tornado alley region once again with an array of new scientific projects and emergency prep. The 2011 field team is comprised of 4 people.
CERTIFED EMERGENCY RESPONDERS, John is certified to assist others in a time of emergency. in the event of a catastrophic tornadic destruction, John, the team, and. SAR trained canine "Terra" will be present to assist in chaos.
PROBE LAUNCH RESEARCH, Successful probe cannon launches were performed "3 times" in 2010. Continuation of this program will be focused on data retrieval in tornadic circulation. John's forward thinking paid off on this project. Launchers with farther reaching capabilities are on tap for the new season.
VEHICLE TESTING PROGRAM. Amazing chaos describes some of the severe intercepts these cars went through. This testing was performed with for the purpose of the proper "scout" vehicles for the SWS fleet and a public awareness of vehicles that are safe in severe weather. 2011 will be our third year of testing certain vehicles. John's automotive experience led the way for the success of this program.