Tag Archives: Tornadoes

Early March Tornado Outbreak

About a month ago, a large tornado outbreak devastated parts of the South and Ohio River Valley. Over 120 tornadoes (preliminary numbers) were reported, along with over 500 other severe weather reports, including hail and high winds. Unfortunately, this storm system also resulted in at least 39 fatalities. For this week’s EarthNow post, we’re going to take a closer look at how the storm system evolved and created such destructive and deadly tornadoes. Continue reading

Category: Severe Weather
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2011 – A Year of Extremes

For this EarthNow entry, we thought it would be nice to do a global Look Back at 2011, with regards to major weather and earth science events, as well as some important climate measurements. Continue reading

Category: Annual Review
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