Monday, December 03, 2007
Saturday, July 28, 2007
Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Monday, July 23, 2007
this year. The month of July has convinced me that I have lost the
battle for my computer and my house. I simply must work independently
towards next year and the years ahead. Lots of people still think I
can chase storms but I have music videos to produce, graphic designs
to work on, web-sites to build, groceries to stock and most
importantly, families to build. The weather will always be there and
it is not getting any hotter than it ever was. There is nothing to
worry about. I bet there will be a big storm tomorrow or tonight
somewhere but it really doesn't matter that much. Eat some spicy food,
stay out of the water and avoid heat stroke. Keep moving and be happy.
People that drive gas powered vehicles are bordering on breaking
environmental laws. Get a bike and ride it. In the city you can get
places just as fast or faster. The biggest storms will always be
outside of the cities. We are all very lucky. Thank God.
Monday, July 02, 2007
see the flash version on my site:
Friday, June 29, 2007
Home of the famous Canadian Prairie Storms Forecast Network
Thursday, June 28, 2007
Tuesday, June 26, 2007
There is a few more tornado videos being posted on the Internet and the main one is being spammed and distorted around like nothing else on Earth at this time. The weather looks calm for today. My manager pretty much took over today and I had to leave the house so I guess she wants me to rest from working on the computer. I had to post one more video that I just found...
Monday, June 25, 2007
More rain for Saskatoon at this hour but clouds are convecting so downpours are possible. There are Severe Thunderstorm Watches in Alberta and Manitoba. It is unlikely that there is enough heat to cause any ugly twisters like what we have all seen on TV and YouTube. It does look like an inland cyclone on radar so watch out for dumps of hail or sleet. It feels cold enough here in Saskatoon.
Sunday, June 24, 2007
Saturday, June 23, 2007
Today we have tornado watches all over southern Saskatchewan at this time. Also, the Prairie and Arctic Storm Prediction Centre has issued a HIGH RISK for parts of south-east Saskatchewan. It is going to be a long day....
Monday, June 11, 2007
Rotating cell heading towards Saskatoon...
There are several big thunderstorms in south-east
Saskatchewan at this hour. An unwarned cell is
rotating its way across the Alberta border at this
time. This may need some attention...meanwhile
Yorkton is about to get nailed by a major storm.
Forecast video: 3pm
Sunday, June 10, 2007
Saturday, June 09, 2007
Have a great weekend everyone.
Tuesday, June 05, 2007
There was a tornado warning briefly this afternoon for areas just south of Edmonton and watches are up for most of central Alberta and areas around Swift Current, Saskatchewan. Clouds are still building and converging so there could still be a lot of severe weather to come. Heavy rains behind the main system may bring some flooding so this is one serious weather day to keep an eye on for sure.
Don't forget to criticize my forecast map, its back again but like most things, it needs some work...
Sunday, June 03, 2007
(still making news however bland it is)
Sunday, May 27, 2007
I've added the new Canadian Prairie Thunderstorm Map to a Google Sketch-up project and converted it into a flash video on YouTube and MySpace and others today. This as many other things are, is a work in progress. The map itself looks pretty good for now but the Sketch-up file needs some work. This will look better with more practice but so far it is good enough for YouTube.
As far as the forecast goes, it doesn't look like a major system coming across the prairies and it has been pretty calm around here lately. There is a risk of thunderstorms becoming severe over parts of Saskatchewan and Manitoba for Monday. I'll take a closer look at this in the morning.
The weather pages have been updated with the new map as well.
Stay tooned to SASKATOONSCANNER.com !
Saturday, May 26, 2007
"this story has been brought to you by my cat, who will be going on YouTube in a few minutes because my batteries are dead and I can't take any new videos today!"
Jared The Weather Worrier (hmm, my spell checker says that really is a word, lol)
Monday, May 21, 2007
Monday, May 14, 2007
saskatoonhomepage.ca - The Summer Storm Season Arrived Saturday
ckom.com - Weekend Storm Damages S'toon Businesses
cbc.ca - Sask. hit by windy wet weather on weekend
canada.com - Intense wind whips up city
CanadianPrairieStorms Yahoo! Group messages
...and of course here is my wide-screen video clip of the events at our house!
Saturday, May 12, 2007
Wednesday, May 09, 2007
The clouds look dangerous for this time of the day moving fast and with much moisture. Looking at CAP/CONUS, the wind speed is at maximum for 850 mb, instability is strong, temperatures are warm and humid. Wind is not the strongest, though but the forecast says a drop in temperatures and a south wind will change to westerly gusts of up to 60km/hr this afternoon with "rain". I predict a thunderstorm and a strong one at that. If anything, it could be an opportunity to get get some nice shots of thunderheads forming today. Maybe I'm just excited, I think I will go for a walk to a random coffee shop somewhere, most likely somewhere quiet with a view...hmmm.
I'll check back in at 11am. or maybe 10...
Saturday, May 05, 2007
Re-post after theft:
"Tornadoes are killing people
I will be very blunt. I have been given another several prior warnings. This reminds me of the days leading up to 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, times 100. Look at the tornado death numbers. May has only just begun and this has already been the worst year ever. The National Weather Service has had to update the fujita scale for this year. They have added an "E" to the scale for Extreme. So the worst type of tornado would now be referred to as an EF-5. All I can say for now, is watch the weather.
3pm update, High Risk is spitting out more deadly tornadoes in the USA... smoke em out... http://www.youtube.com/saskatoonscanner
Monday, April 30, 2007
Check my archived photos while I prepare for the coming season.
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.
, if you can even see this, thanks for watching,
http://www.somethingall.com (more like somethingmissing.com but whatever, I'm not givin up that easy)
btw, the video will show up on my channel here...
Friday, February 02, 2007
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
...rush hour traffic is still standing still at 6:20pm on University Bridge, Broadway Bridge is open. ahhh , everythings a mess...
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- Storm & Wildlife Photographer.NON-PROFIT Volunteer Storm CasterRelay Of Severe Weather Alerts/ReportsRetail Marketing Team - Hudson's Bay CompanyKayaking, bird watching, fishing and wildlife photography are my summer hobbies when waiting for storms. See my adventures on YouTube!I build a daily map of storm risk for the Canadian Prairies to accomplish two things. One, translate the complications of the meteorologists into something simple that the public can understand clearly. Two, become a buffer on social media to either raise the alarm and calm the masses depending on the level of hype.Storm chasing is limited nowadays to a few photo ops by Wascana Lake in Regina or up north at Pratt Lake. Generally, I spend more time tracking storms from home and sharing forecasts and great footage on Twitter which saves on gas and keeps me safe in my studio/bunker.There are two seasons in my world, storm season and gaming season. April and September separate the two. I play FIFA, Sea Of Thieves and Fortnite with live streams on Twitch.tv/JaredSkStorm Ask me about sports, I am a fan and knowledge base of all things FIFA, Premier League, CFL and NFL (yes its all football).Thanks for all the likes, shares, comments and encouragement. Stay safe and enjoy the weather!Jared