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Record Tornadoes & Weather in US, Severe Drought in Mexico and Europe

On March 23, 2012, the US broke all tornado records with 319 reported tornadoes. The high temperatures, combined with the fact that winter left most of the nation’s ground unfrozen, has created ideal conditions for the type of low-lying thunder storms that are ideal for twister development. Mexico is facing the worst drought in its nation’s history. The water shortage wiped out millions of acres of farmland this winter, caused 15 billion pesos ($1.
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NASA looks at some severe holiday weather from space

Academics / General Science : Watts Up With That? (19 hours ago)

Severe weather in the form of tornadoes is not something people expect on Christmas week but a storm system on Dec. 23 brought tornadoes to Mississippi, Georgia and Louisiana. As the storm moved, NASA’s RapidScat captured data on wi... Read Post

Winter weather kills seven; record highs in New York, Philadelphia

News / Independent News : Yes, But, However! (last year)

(Reuters) - A band of severe weather from tornadoes to icy blasts left at least seven people dead as winter storms and severe weather pushed up the East Coast on Sunday, bringing record high temperatures to Philadelphia and New York... Read Post

U.S. enjoyed tornado drought in February

Academics / General Science : Science Fair (5 years ago)

Only one tornado was reported across the USA in February, the fewest February tornadoes on record in the USA, according to Greg Forbes, severe weather expert at the Weather Channel. In a typical February, 37 tornadoes are reported i... Read Post

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