Rather than field a question from a newsletter reader, F5! founder Gregg Potter uses his monthly ASK GREGG column to recall three clients whose lives were forever altered when loved ones surprised them with a gift of chasing tornadoes across the Great Plains. In the November ON THE ROAD feature, we revisit 32 miles of a highway without a name in the middle of nowhere, North Dakota. It was here that Gary Greff created the Enchanted Highway, a series of record-sized metal sculptures, in an attempt to infuse tourists dollars into his dying hometown.
There is mounting evidence that the traditional Tornado Alley -- the one that cuts a wide swath through the Great Plains -- is no longer the primary area of twister activity in the U.S. GIven that,this month's ASK GREGG column responds to a reader who wants to know if Oklahoma City is still the best launching point for F5! safaris.
in this month's ON THE ROAD feature, we revisit the haunting beauty of Carlsbad Caverns -- which features the largest underground chamber in North America, as well as the the deepest cave in the U.S.
ASK GREGG revisits the tropical storm that slammed into Southern California in August -- and deluged the desert east of Los Angeles with a year's worth of rain in 12 hours.
ON THE ROAD explores the legacy of Samuel Perry Dinsmoor, who became a cement sculptor in his 60s and fathered two of his seven children after he turned 80 -- with a woman 60 years his junior. All the while, Dinsmoor was creating one the more unusual sculpture gardens in the nation. Welcome to the Garden of Eden in Lucas, Kan., a frequent stopover on the F5 circuit.
ASK GREGG delves into the bizarre weather patterns that have characterized 2023 in the U.S., where there were a record 410 tornadoes in the first three months alone.
ON THE ROAD takes aim at one of the most frequent stopovers on the F5 circuit over the past 24 years: Roswell, N.M.. Everyone knows that Roswell is the world's UFO capital, but we reveal the governmental ruse that set the dying desert town on the road to cottage-industry riches.
Michelle Graham (Lima, OH) won our $50 monthly merchandise giveaway!
ON THE ROAD details some of our favorites stops while covering a million square miles of the Great Plains in the past 24 years. First up: The Big Texan in Amarillio . . . ASK GREGG details how the thrill of the chase was implanted in the F5! founder as a child in Colorado . . . The debut of our monthly $50 merchandise giveaway . . . How to earn up to $500 in discounts for the 2024 chase season!
Gregg details how a whale-watching tour near San Francisco shaped his client philosophy . . . Photos from the 2023 chasing season . . . 2024 chase calendar is set . . . ASK GREGG details the routes and mileage for the two-week chase season in May 2023 (Spoiler Alert: a combined 9 states and 4,690 miles),
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