La Nina brings tornadoes and hail, El Nino suppresses them

The strength of the El Niño or La Niña weather phenomenon in December can help predict the frequency of tornadoes and crop-damaging hailstorms in the southern and central Plains and parts of the South, says the Earth Institute at Columbia University. In a paper, scientists say a moderately strong La Niña, created by cooler than normal waters… » Read More

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