Welcome to StormChase.com, the official storm chasing website and exclusive showcase for the photography and work of storm chaser Brian Barnes, freelance videographer for The Weather Channel®.  It is through his rich and broad experience, nearly 20 years of working this medium that he provides us with access to a world of extreme weather, scenery, travel and science that few of us have a chance to see - or feel - in person.

Brian's work vividly expresses his own philosophical concerns about storm chasing, atmospheric science, and conservation of our fragile, but sometimes ruthless planet.  His archives offer an unparalleled selection of pictures - over 500,000 - of storm structure, tornadoes, hail, lightning, natural history, conservation issues, science and travel photography.

What Brian communicates in every photo is a passion for his subjects - a virtual story in a single image that resonates hope or despair, survival or demise, bounty or depletion.  Beauty, Awe, Eloquence, and Wonder. All of them represent the best of Brian Barnes' vision, talent and skill as a photojournalist and storm chaser traveling the world.

We invite you to explore Brian's world of breathless beauty, heart-stopping action, and countless one-of-a-kind events through his photography, his videos or by joining him on a storm chasing tour with StormTours.com.

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StormChase.com is pleased to announce that we are now accepting reservations for our 2015 storm chasing tours! Reserve your spot today by clicking the "Sign up Now" button on the schedule below, or get more information about our storm chasing tours here: www.StormTours.com


2015 Storm Tour Schedule

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2015 Storm Chasing Tour Schedule
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Tour 1
Apr 24Apr 25May 1May 26$2450
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Dryline Magic
May 2May 3May 9May 107$2750Reserve Now
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Lecture Tour
May 10May 11May 17May 187$2750Reserve Now
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Master Class Tour
May 19May 20May 29May 3010$3850Reserve Now
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Photo Workshop Tour
May 30May 31Jun 5Jun 66$2625Reserve Now
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Awesome Upslope Tour
Jun 6Jun 7Jun 12Jun 136$2600
Tour 7
High Plains Drifter
Jun 13Jun 14Jun 19Jun 206$2600

*Min deposit of $750 required. More info on tours and available discounts: www.StormTours.com

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Putting "Exposure and Trade" in your gas tank.

Posted by Brian Barnes on February 24, 2015 | Leave a Comment
Nearly every month, I receive an email and/or phone calls from someone in the television industry looking to cast talent or looking to do a story of some kind on storm chasing. Here is one of the most recents: Read More

Super Typhoon Vongfong - Images

Posted by Brian Barnes on October 11, 2014 | Leave a Comment
Just about every news agency on the planet is updating their websites with info from Japan about Typhoon Vongfong which is currently bearing down on Okinawa. We've grabbed a few of the best satellite images and an incredible photograph taken from the International Space Station.  Read More

October Tornadoes: Mini-Season 2014

Posted by Brian Barnes on October 2, 2014 | Leave a Comment
It's October. In Oklahoma that usually means changing colors on trees, kids in scary costumes, hoodies, football and well, tornadoes! October is the busiest month for tornadoes in Oklahoma outside of our classic March-June tornado season. Read More

Amish Storm Chasers

Posted by Brian Barnes on September 1, 2014 | Leave a Comment
Every year storm chasers upgrade their vehicles and the technology inside them to the latest and greatest in the pursuit of tornadoes. It seems the Amish have now joined the madness. Read More

Into the Theater

Posted by Brian Barnes on August 4, 2014 | Leave a Comment
Twister 2! Twister 2! Please, please be Twister 2! Wait, that's Lori, oh God, who is she going to get killed now, it's.... not Twister 2 Read More
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