AtmosNews: How a 1974 tornado outbreak inspired life-saving technology

Tornadoes, microbursts, and silver linings
Theodore "Ted" Fujita and colleagues at the University of Chicago joined with NCAR researchers in the late 1970s and 1980s in definitive work that clarified the danger posed to aviation by microbursts. The effort was a spectacular success—and it all started in the wake of a devastating round of tornadoes that struck 40 years ago this week. more>

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April 1, 2014 to April 11, 2014