Eric Tole is a Storm Tracker with Texas Weather Traacker TV. Eric was born and raised in Crowell, Texas. He took an interest In learning about severe weather from a young age, earning himself training and a position as a Foard County storm spotter while in high school. He joined the United States Army in 1999 earning the rank of Sergeant E-5. While enlisted he completed two overseas tours first was in 1999 with Bravo Troop 4th Squadron 7th Cavalry Regiment Second Infantry Division at Camp Garry Owen, South Korea and the second was A combat deployment in 2004 with Apache Company 1st Battalion 12th Cavalry Regiment First Cavalry Division at Forward Operating Base War Eagle in Sadr City, Iraq. In late 2005, He was employed by FEMA as a Disaster Assistance Employee to assist in efforts after Hurricane Katrina in Purvis, Mississippi. He is now the father of one daughter. He was partnered with the veteran chase team Storm Patriots. His most memberable storm chase was the Canadian, Texas tornado May 27 2015.