When Honeywell invited me out to Phoenix this May, one of the many cool things they told us about was their IntuVue 3D radar. They said they fly into thunderstorms to test out their concepts. Being a weather nut, I said, "Take me with you!" This week in Dallas, they fulfilled my request.
I know that "technically" the people in this video are "professional" "storm chasers," and that "technically" they "know what they're doing," but by golly I can't fathom anything that would make me want to drive straight towards these whirling vortices. That's nuts.
Welcome to Must Read, where we single out the best stories from around the automotive universe and beyond. Today we've got reports from Wired, Capital Weather Gang and NPR.
Storm chasers know what they're getting into when they go put themselves in the middle of nature's fury, but when that fury helps itself to a piece of this Toyota 4Runner, the results are pretty shocking. This fellow was out hunting weather and his 4Runner got nailed at the ham radio antenna mounted on the roof. The…