Getting a true sense of the current year’s tornado activity has typically been something of an educated guessing game. We’re going to try to change that.
When it comes to tornadoes throughout the year, it’s usually a matter of how many occur and where they happen. These maps give you all the details.
Tornadoes occur throughout the year. Find out when your county’s peak month is.
These little details can turn a potential tornado outbreak into a run-of-the-mill line of storms, or even a “blue sky bust.”
You’ve got heat, moisture and a forcing mechanism. Add in a boundary to up the odds for twisters.
Several things need to come together for tornadoes to even have a chance to form. In the first of a three part series on forecasting tornadoes, we look at those necessary ingredients.
Tornado numbers are running at all-time lows, but plenty of stunning ones were spotted this year.
On March 30, we quietly wandered past the latest date on record for an F/EF3+ tornado to occur.
2013 was another year with lower than normal tornado activity. But what the year lacked in numbers, it made up for in quality.
2012 was a quiet year for tornadoes. But, there were still tornadoes, and tornado videos. Some pretty intense ones too! Here are our favorites.
Another quiet week compared to your typical May. Some photogenic and powerful tornadoes touched down in Kansas though.
May is typically the peak month for tornadoes in the United States. Not in 2012. In fact, tornadoes were generally few and far between. Chasers weighed in..