TempestTours®   Est. 2000

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Q: Which tour has the best chance of seeing a tornado?

A: Tornado season in Tornado Alley begins in March and ends in August. We operate only during the prime portion of the season, April through July. ALL of our tour dates have an EQUAL CHANCE of seeing tornadoes. We have analyzed the climatology, so just pick the tour that fits your schedule. Naturally, the longer the tour, the greater the chance of seeing tornadoes and other significant storms.  Learn more about tornado climatology.

TEMPEST TOURS REGISTRATION 2017   Tempest Tours is rated 5 stars at Google Reviews and at Tripadvisor

GENERAL TOUR INFORMATION

STORM LOVER'S SPECIAL Can't get enough storm chasing? Book two or more tours from our schedule and receive $200 off total for the season, plus free lodging for in-between nights on consecutive tours. 

How to register for a tour:

1.  Review our schedule, rates and other information on this page and select a tour.
2.  Complete and submit our 2017 Tour Registration Form
click here for the form (MS Word .doc file).  We will send confirmation within 48 business hours.


SINGLE DAY TOUR - What's unique about it: Chase with Martin Lisius, Tempest Tours founder and president.

1 Chase Day during the April 1 - May 15 period.
Includes private day of storm chasing with Tempest Tours founder and president Martin Lisius and an exclusive 2017 chase team T-shirt. Guest will be contacted several days prior to a potential chase day.

BEGINS: TBD
   BASE CITY: Arlington, Texas   RATE PER PERSON: $300 Single ($450 Double - a $150 savings per couple)   TOUR STATUS: SOLD OUT -- Please consider a tour below.
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Early April Tour  - What's unique about it: Severe weather outbreaks are common on the Southern Plains during this period as upper flow remains potent. Learn more about April tornado climatology.

8 Chase Days/8 Nights 
Includes storm chasing, the industry's most experienced staff, lodging, weather briefings, free on-board Wi-Fi, an exclusive 2017 chase team T-shirt, and much more.

BEGINS: Saturday,
April 15   ENDS: Sunday, April 23   A chase will begin immediately following the mandatory 10:00 am orientation on the arrive date. 
BASE CITY: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
RATE PER PERSON:
$2895 Single ($2745 Double - a $300 savings per couple) 
TOUR STATUS: SOLD OUT -- Waiting List (to be added, complete our registration form above and write 'waiting list' in comments section)
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Tour 1  - EXCLUSIVE TWISTER TOUR WITH DR. DOSWELL  What's unique about it: Chase with one of the world's top tornado researchers, Dr. Charles Doswell. Limited to 5 guests. 

8 Chase Days/8 Nights 
Includes storm chasing, the industry's most experienced staff, lodging, weather briefings, free on-board Wi-Fi, an exclusive 2017 chase team T-shirt, and much moreLearn more about April tornado climatology.

BEGINS: Monday,
April 24   ENDS: Tuesday, May 2   A chase will begin immediately following the mandatory 10:00 am orientation on the arrive date. 
BASE CITY: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
RATE PER PERSON:
$3195 Single ($3045 Double - a $300 savings per couple)
TOUR STATUS: SOLD OUT -- Waiting List (to be added, complete our registration form above and write 'waiting list' in comments section)
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Tour 1B - LATE APRIL TWISTER TOUR What's unique about it: Takes place during a period famous for Plains tornado outbreaks in the OK, TX, KS area.

7 Chase Days/7 Nights 
Includes storm chasing, the industry's most experienced staff, lodging, weather briefings, free on-board Wi-Fi, an exclusive 2017 chase team T-shirt, and much more. Learn more about April tornado climatology.

BEGINS: Monday,
April 24   ENDS: Monday, May 1   A chase will begin immediately following the mandatory 10:00 am orientation on the arrive date. 
BASE CITY: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
RATE PER PERSON:
$2450 Single ($2300 Double - a $300 savings per couple)
TOUR STATUS: SOLD OUT -- Waiting List (to be added, complete our registration form above and write 'waiting list' in comments section)
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Tour 2 - EARLY MAY TORNADO TOUR  *BEST VALUE PER DAY* What's unique about it: Excellent value per day rate during an active storm periods of the year for Oklahoma - Texas. For people who love storms.

11 Chase Days/11 Nights   *Due to its length, this tour offers an appx. 50% greater chance of seeing tornadoes vs. a 7-day tour and a better value per day. Notable past event: May 3, 1999 OK/KS tornado outbreak.
Includes storm chasing, the industry's most experienced staff, lodging, weather briefings, free on-board Wi-Fi, an exclusive 2017 chase team T-shirt, and much more.

BEGINS: Wednesday,
May 3  ENDS: Sunday, May 14   A chase will begin immediately following the mandatory 10:00 am orientation on the arrive date. 
BASE CITY: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
RATE PER PERSON:
$3145 Single ($2995 Double - a $300 savings per couple) 
TOUR STATUS: ONLY 1 SPOT REMAINING - BOOK NOW
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.Tour 2B - 7 DAY MAY TWISTER TOUR  What's unique about it: Conveniently scheduled between two weekends during one of the most active storm periods of the year for Oklahoma - Texas.

7 Chase Days/7 Nights   
Includes storm chasing, the industry's most experienced staff, lodging, weather briefings, free on-board Wi-Fi, an exclusive 2017 chase team T-shirt, and much more. Notable past event: May 10 -13, 2010 tornado outbreak sequence.

BEGINS: Sunday,
May 7  ENDS: Sunday, May 14   A chase will begin immediately following the mandatory 10:00 am orientation on the arrive date. 
BASE CITY: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
RATE PER PERSON:
$2250 Single ($2150 Double - a $300 savings per couple)
TOUR STATUS: SOLD OUT -- Waiting List (to be added, complete our registration form above and write 'waiting list' in comments section)…………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Tour 3 - TORNADO BLISS TOUR  What's unique about it: Big May storms.. 

11 Chase Days/11 Nights   **Due to its length, this tour offers an appx. 50% greater chance of seeing tornadoes vs. a 7-day tour.
Includes storm chasing, the industry's most experienced staff, lodging, weather briefings, free on-board Wi-Fi, an exclusive 2017 chase team T-shirt, and much more

BEGINS: Monday,
May 15  ENDS: Friday, May 26    A chase will begin immediately following the mandatory 10:00 am orientation on the arrive date. 
BASE CITY: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
RATE PER PERSON:
$3245 Single ($3145 Double - $200 savings per couple)
TOUR STATUS:
SOLD OUT -- Waiting List (to be added, complete our registration form above and write 'waiting list' in comments section)
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Tour 4 - MEMORIAL HOLIDAY TORNADO TOUR  What's unique about it: It fits perfectly in the Memorial Day holiday week - during a very active tornado period. 

7 Chase Days/7 nights
Includes storm chasing, the industry's most experienced staff, lodging, weather briefings, free on-board Wi-Fi and exclusive 2017 chase team T-shirt and much moreNotable past event: Largest tornado recorded, May 31, 2013, El Reno, OK.

BEGINS: Saturday,
May 27   ENDS: Saturday, June 3 A chase will begin immediately following the mandatory 10:00 am orientation on the arrive date. 
BASE CITY: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
RATE PER PERSON:
$2600 Single ($2450 Double - a $300 savings per couple)
TOUR STATUS
: ONLY 3 SPOTS REMAINING - BOOK NOW
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Tour 5  - TORNADO MAX DISCOVERY TOUR   What's unique about it: Storm chasing during the climax of tornado season. 

6 Chase Days/6 nights
Includes storm chasing, the industry's most experienced staff, lodging, weather briefings, free on-board Wi-Fi, an exclusive 2017 chase team T-shirt, and
much more

BEGINS: Monday,
June 5  ENDS: Sunday, June 11   A chase will begin immediately following the mandatory 10:00 am orientation on the arrive date. 
BASE CITY: Denver, Colorado
RATE PER PERSON:
$2345 Single ($2195 Double - a $300 savings per couple)
TOUR STATUS:
SOLD OUT -- Waiting List (to be added, complete our registration form above and write 'waiting list' in comments section)
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Tour 6 - HIGH PLAINS TORNADO TOUR  What's unique about it: Frequent storm intercept opportunities in eastern Colorado, Nebraska and the Dakotas.   

10 Chase Days/10 Nights   This is a High Plains tour which typically offers the best photo ops of the season.
Includes storm chasing, the industry's most experienced staff, lodging, weather briefings, free on-board Wi-Fi, an exclusive 2017 chase team T-shirt, and much more

BEGINS: Tuesday,
June 13   ENDS: Friday, June 23   A chase will begin immediately following the mandatory 10:00 am orientation on the arrive date. 
BASE CITY: Denver, Colorado
RATE PER PERSON:
$3345 Single ($3195 Double - a $300 savings per couple)
TOUR STATUS:
SOLD OUT -- Waiting List (to be added, complete our registration form above and write 'waiting list' in comments section)

Mini Tour A    What's unique about it: You get a short, sweet taste of storm chasing. 

4 Chase Days/4 Nights 
Includes storm chasing, the industry's most experienced staff, lodging, weather briefings, free on-board Wi-Fi, an exclusive 2017 chase team T-shirt, and much more

BEGINS: Tuesday,
June 13   ENDS: Saturday, June 17    A chase will begin immediately following the mandatory 10:00 am orientation on the arrive date. 
BASE CITY: Denver, Colorado
RATE PER PERSON:
$1395 Single ($1295 Double - a $200 savings per couple) 
TOUR STATUS:
SOLD OUT -- Waiting List (to be added, complete our registration form above and write 'waiting list' in comments section)

Mini Tour B   What's unique about it: You get a short, sweet taste of storm chasing. 

5 Chase Days/5 Nights 
Includes storm chasing, the industry's most experienced staff, lodging, weather briefings, free on-board Wi-Fi, an exclusive 2017 chase team T-shirt, and much more

BEGINS: Sunday,
June 18  ENDS: Friday, June 23   A chase will begin immediately following the mandatory 10:00 am orientation on the arrive date. 
BASE CITY: Denver, Colorado
RATE PER PERSON:
$1750 Single ($1650 Double - a $200 savings per couple)
TOUR STATUS:
SOLD OUT -- Waiting List (to be added, complete our registration form above and write 'waiting list' in comments section)

You may combine the mini tours and receive $200 off total, plus free "in between" lodging.
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Tour 7 -  JUNE TORNADO BLISS TOUR   What's unique about it: Longest chase days of the year, and frequent storm intercepts in eastern Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska and the Dakotas. 

7 Chase Days/6 Nights 
Includes storm chasing, the industry's most experienced staff, lodging, weather briefings, free on-board Wi-Fi, an exclusive 2017 chase team T-shirt, and much moreLearn more about June tornado climatology.

BEGINS: Saturday,
June 24  ENDS: Saturday, July 1    A chase will begin immediately following the mandatory 10:00 am orientation on the arrive date. 
BASE CITY: Denver, Colorado
RATE PER PERSON:
$2745 Single ($2595 Double - a $200 savings per couple)
TOUR STATUS:
SOLD OUT -- Waiting List (to be added, complete our registration form above and write 'waiting list' in comments section)
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Tour 9 - TORNADO USA TOUR  What's unique about it: Fits easily into the 4th of July week, active storm period, the amazing Denver Cyclone is fully underway, and fireworks!  Read about July tornado climatology.

6 Chase Days/6 Nights   
Includes storm chasing, the industry's most experienced staff, lodging, weather briefings, free on-board Wi-Fi, an exclusive 2017 chase team T-shirt and much more. If no storms on July 4th, we will view a beautiful fireworks display in the evening.
Climatology note: According to US Tornadoes, the northeast Colorado area experiences more tornadoes than anyplace else in the US during July by county and by National Weather Service CWA.

BEGINS: Sunday,
July 2   ENDS: Saturday, July 8  A chase will begin immediately following the mandatory 10:00 am orientation on the arrive date.
BASE CITY: Denver, Colorado
RATE PER PERSON:
$1950 Single ($1850 Double - a $200 savings per couple)
TOUR STATUS:
Limited space available - BOOK NOW
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Tour 10 - JULY TWISTER TOUR  What's unique about it: Frequent storm intercept opportunities in the region affected by the Denver Cyclone and the DCVZRead about July tornado climatology.     

7 Chase Days/7 Nights   
Includes storm chasing, the industry's most experienced staff, lodging, weather briefings, free on-board Wi-Fi, an exclusive 2017 chase team T-shirt, and much more

BEGINS: Sunday,
July 9  ENDS: Sunday, July 16  A chase will begin immediately following the mandatory 10:00 am orientation on the arrive date.
BASE CITY: Denver, Colorado
RATE PER PERSON:
$2645 Single ($2495 Double - a $300 savings per couple)
TOUR STATUS:
SOLD OUT -- Waiting List (to be added, complete our registration form above and write 'waiting list' in comments section)
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Tour 11  -  TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE TOUR   What's unique about it: Total solar eclipse on August 21, storm chasing, astrophotography, and scenic photography on the High Plains.
7 Chase Days/7 Nights 
Includes the total solar eclipse, storm chasing, sightseeing and photography on the High Plains with the industry's most experienced staff; lodging, weather briefings, free on-board Wi-Fi and exclusive 2017 T-shirt, and much more

BEGINS: Tuesday,
August 15  ENDS: Tuesday, August 22    A chase will begin immediately following the mandatory 10:00 am orientation on the arrive date. 
BASE CITY: Denver, Colorado
RATE PER PERSON:
$2945 Single ($2845 Double - a $200 savings per couple)
TOUR STATUS:
Limited space available - BOOK NOW
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GENERAL TOUR INFORMATION