What kind of car is the dominator from storm chasers?

The Subaru is the only car among the Dominators, though; its precedents are heavy duty pickup-truck-based tanks covered in sheetmetal armor and double-pane Lexan windows, created to survive ground-zero encounters with tornadoes.

How much does the SRV Dominator cost?

The Dominator 3 cost $750,000 to modify. Protecting one’s self from tornadoes doesn’t come cheap.

What is the average salary for a storm chaser?

The salaries of Storm Chasers in the US range from $12,621 to $339,998 , with a median salary of $61,444 . The middle 57% of Storm Chasers makes between $61,444 and $154,274, with the top 86% making $339,998.

Are storm chasers illegal?

Legally, any person can go storm chasing. However, not every person who can drive a car is prepared to chase a storm safely. There is a lot of weather knowledge and common sense involved. The unprepared person is the only one who shouldn’t chase.

Does Reed Timmer still use Dominator?

In April 2013, Reed Timmer, designer and operator of all three Dominator vehicles joined KFOR-TV’s 4WARN Storm Team, all three vehicles collectively referred to by the station as “Dominator 4″….

SRV Dominator
Predecessor Stock 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe truck

Can you make a living as a storm chaser?

A storm chaser makes a median salary of $18,000 a year, mostly from selling data, video, and photography they take. However a meteorologist makes far more than this, and are usually paid a salary by an employer.

Is tornado chasing a job?

Most storm chasers say that driving is the most dangerous part of their job, not the cyclones, tornadoes, hurricanes, or lightning. Storm chasers work solo or in a team. For most people, storm chasing is just a hobby. The best way to become a paid storm chaser is to become a meteorologist.

What equipment do storm chasers use?

Equipment used by storm chasers can range from basic (digital camera, cell phone) to amazing custom-built machines and research devices (TIV2, Doppler On Wheels).