25 May 1994 (Northfield tornadic supercell; several other mesocyclones)
Dryline initiated several supercells over west Texas. Of particular interest in VORTEX: a supercell near Silverton, a tornadic supercell east of Turkey, and several other mesocyclones between Turkey and Quanah, TX.
The armada viewed a supercell near Silverton, TX, but the lack of roads prevented an intercept. The armada then intercepted a supercell near Turkey, penetrating from the back of the storm, through the hook-echo region, into the mesocyclone region. Data were collected as this storm produced a tornado. Lack of suitable roads prevented us from collecting the types of data we wanted. The armada then observed and intercepted several more non-tornadic mesocyclones between Turkey and Quanah.
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