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Tell Me Why: Questions Swirl Around Climate & Tornadoes

Tell Me Why: Questions Swirl Around Climate & Tornadoes

Does a warming world affect the formation of tornadoes? The answer is one that scientists and researchers are trying to ascertain. In this edition of Tell Me Why, a NOAA-funded series that explains key climate concepts, climate scientist Deke Arndt explains why questions continue to swirl around any kind of connection between climate change and tornadoes.

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