Tornadoes and Derechos in Central North America

Tornadoes and Derechos in Central North America

Record date: Jun 26, 2013

Jonathan Martin, Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Studies, UW-Madison, explores the nature of the severe thunderstorms that spawn tornadoes and severe weather threat of the straight-line wind storms called derechoes. Martin examines the relationship between the physical environment and these potentially devastating weather events.

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