1 June 2011

The Year of the Tornado, Part 1

For the week of June 5th, 2011

Guest: Ken Blumenfeld, Tornado expert and Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Minnesota

Issues: Why severe weather has been so pervasive this year; The recent Twin Cities tornado; Myths about urban tornadoes; Comparisons with the 1981 Har Mar Tornado; The most dangerous types of housing construction; The evolution of severe weather warning and prediction technology

Part 1


Part 1

Part 2


Part 2

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