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Radar data from storm-tracking scientists reveal that twisters’ winds churn 30% faster near Earth’s surface than above 100 meters, where measurements usually are taken.
Although their frequency may decrease, models suggest anthropogenic climate change will increase the intensity of tornado outbreaks.
Analysis of tornadogenesis processes on a shallow supercell associated with Typhoon Hagibis using finely resolved rapid-scan radar observations at a very close range.
A survey of the southeastern United States shows that nearly half of mobile home residents don’t know where to shelter during a tornado, and many aren’t getting the resources they need to survive one.
A yearlong project aims to find more than 150 “missing” tornadoes thought to hit Canada each year.
By mining records from 1808 to 2017, researchers can now show just how many lives have likely been saved by technology like radar.
The experimental Warn-on-Forecast project calculates probabilities of severe weather within at-risk areas smaller than those targeted by current forecasting models.
National Weather Service data from nearly 900 tornadoes and a principle of economics reveal the relationship between storm energy, population, and casualty count.
Real-time updates of storms will help forecasters track and predict where the most damage could occur.