Into the eye of the storm

Photo galleries

Watch live coverage of tornadoes and other hazardous weather from storm chasing teams equipped with GPS devices and video cameras. On the interactive map, click on the vehicle icons to open a window that displays live video (when available), pictures and vehicle location data from the storm chaser teams.

Skilling video report

Tornado types

About storm chasing


Tom Skilling and the WGN Weather Center team are on a storm chase during the week of May 10. Read more about their trip >>



Storm Chase blog

Storm Chase Team

Pam Grimes › Producer

Pam Grimes › Producer

Pam Grimes is working as field producer for the storm chase...read more.

Jordan Guzzardo  › Photo Journalist

Jordan Guzzardo › Photo Journalist

Jordan will be shooting and editing the storm chase...read more.

Bill O'Toole  › Engineer

Bill O'Toole › Engineer

O'Toole has taken the WGN Live Truck into some dangerous situations before, but a tornado has yet to be one of them...read more.

Steve Scheuer › Photographer, Editor

Steve Scheuer › Photographer, Editor

Steve didn't know what he was getting into when he signed up for this project...read more.

Tom Skilling › WGN Chief Meteorologist

Tom Skilling › WGN Chief Meteorologist

Tom has worked on several weather specials but none like this...read more.

Terry Swails › WQAD-TV Meteorologist

Terry Swails › WQAD-TV Meteorologist

Swails has been a broadcast meteorologist for 32 years and luckily for the rest of the team, this isn't his first storm chase...read more.

Jim Reed › Professional Weather Photographer

Jim Reed › Professional Weather Photographer

Jim has been chasing storms for over 20 years...read more.

Mike Phelps › Meteorologist

Mike Phelps › Meteorologist

Mike Phelps has been a meteorologist for more than two decades...read more.

Storm Chase Links

Jim Reed: Extreme Weather Photographer

Jim Reed: Extreme Weather Photographer
Extreme weather photographer Jim Reed has been chasing storms his entire life.