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  1. Explaining Extreme Events of 2012 from a Climate Perspective (new AMS report)

    13 Sep 2013 | Posted by Melissa Widhalm

    A new report has been released that looks at the human and natural contributions for 12 extreme events that occurred in 2012. Copied below is the press release discussing the report (also...


  2. A seasonal-scale climatological analysis correlating spring tornadic activity with antecedent fall–winter drought in the southeastern United States

    14 Jun 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Dev Niyogi

    Using rain gauge and satellite-based rainfall climatologies and the NOAA Storm PredictionCenter tornado database (1952–2007), this study found a statistically significant tendency forfall–winter drought conditions to be correlated with below-normal tornado days the followingspring in north...