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Alabama to Host Scientific Research Study of Southern Tornadoes

Weather researchers say they expect about 40 scientists from around the nation to participate in “VORTEX Southeast,” an upcoming study of the unique characteristics of tornadoes that develop in the South. Like earlier studies in the Midwest, the research based …

Study Suggests Topography Can Strengthen Tornadoes

The Georgia town of Trenton seems to fit the model. Two people died there about a block from each other. Ringgold, Ga., does, too. Death toll there: 8. In both cases, National Weather Service maps that tracked the April 27, …