SDS must have set in pretty bad this winter. How do I know? My son and I have both independently considered chasing the coming setup in our area indicated in the SPC graphic above. The catch is, the dynamics are coming through in the wee hours of tomorrow morning. If we do it we’ll have to get into position by 3:00 a.m. to get ahead of the action, and we’d be totally dependent on lightning to provide illumination to see storm bases. I’m not convinced cloud depths will be sufficient to provide frequent lightning. That, plus the forecast for 1-3 inches of rain and a flood watch, leads me to have second thoughts about straying very far from the house for this event. Still…

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