When chasing in Western sections of Kansas this last June we ran into this project. 

National Geographic did a wonderful article about the Weather project.

If you want to learn why nighttime storm intensity is so hard to predict and how different the storms are from storms that form during the heating of the day, check out this article.

click here to read the article….

 This was an actual temporary weather monitoring  station 8 miles West of LaCrosse, on Hwy K-4 we came across.

This is a drone that they actually flew around the night time Thunderstorms with weather measuring devices.

Excited to see the research they came up with this summer.