Reviewing the 2016 tornado year with the “Ice Station Housman” podcast
With the calendar flip to December, we’re staring down the end of yet another year. When it comes to tornadoes, 2016 was a year of some oddities. It started off fast, with a major outbreak in February, then it was relatively tame during peak season, and turned very quiet until recently.
What the United States lacked in overall tornado numbers — they’re near historic lows — it made up in interesting and out of season events. Even in the quieter years, there can be extraordinarily memorable days, like the one we ran into on May 24.
UStornadoes.com member Katie Wheatley and I joined the Ice Station Housman podcast to discuss the 2016 tornado year, the big events, and how it compares, along with a smattering about chasing. In addition to tornadoes, we touched on some other weather-related topics like Hurricane Matthew with hosts Joel Housman, Becky Elliot, and Jimmy Marks.
Listen in full…
Latest posts by Ian Livingston (see all)
- A look at tornadoes by rating (maps) - June 7, 2017
- Best chase ever: Dodge City tornadofest of May 24, 2016 - May 24, 2017
- A look at all the tornado warnings since 2008 (maps) - April 21, 2017