I suppose it was fitting to storm chase on Earth Day even if the setup wasn’t conducive to seeing much. A cold front crossing the mountains created a lee trough that fired up some cells that didn’t amount to anything given a paucity of moisture (DP’s only near 50). However this was a great opportunity to shake out the equipment and streaming setup before any serious weather arrived.
I rolled eastward first to Burnt Chimney to assess the situation and found myself underneath a developing convective line. Continuing eastward to Gretna I rechecked radar and visually scanned the western horizon before deciding to drop south to Chatham. A reasonably developed storm was headed in that direction and I stopped on Rte 57 east of town to watch, live stream, and take a photo or two: