Will the future bring more twisters to Oklahoma and Tornado Alley?
5 - 8
Climatology, Earth Science, Meteorology, Physics
Tornadoes require two main parts. The first being energy, which comes as warm, moist, unstable air from the Gulf of Mexico. The second is wind shear. While climate change is increasing the energy in the atmosphere, it's expected to reduce wind shear.
Photograph by Jason Persoff Stormdoctor
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May 20, 2022
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