Joel Taylor, who starred within the Discovery Channel present “Storm Chasers”, died on the age of 38.
Taylor’s loss of life, which was introduced by his former co-star Reed Timmer on Tuesday, despatched shock waves within the storm chasing neighborhood. His explanation for loss of life stays unclear.
“RIP my finest buddy and storm chasing companion, Joel Taylor. I’m shocked and completely devastated by the lack of my unbelievable, caring buddy,” Timmer wrote on Twitter.
“We chased so many intense storms, and I want we may have only one extra storm chase. I am going to miss you eternally, Joel. We misplaced a legend,” Timmer added.
Taylor, who studied meteorology on the College of Oklahoma, went on to trace tornadoes for the fact TV present as a part of a group from the web site TornadoVideos.Internet.
The Elk Metropolis native’s storm chasing group issued a press release on Fb calling Taylor an “inspiration.”
“He didn’t chase for the glory he chased as a result of he had a real ardour for storms. In the previous few years he’d load up along with his dad and go chase and never even take a digicam,” in keeping with Crew Western OK Chaser on Fb.
Amber Kulick, who’s finding out meteorology in faculty, tweeted, “I’m actually in tears proper now I spent a lot time watching storm chasers and that helped feed my wish to be a meteorologist I can’t consider Joel Taylor is gone. RIP to top-of-the-line.”
One other fan wrote, “ I met you and Reed solely as soon as, however that when was such a good looking second of my life. You each taught me a lot and thru your chases, I’ve discovered the way to learn the skies, learn the climate, and also you each made me admire it greater than I did earlier than. My coronary heart is heavy and it hurts.”