One of the most shocking stories to come out of the Oklahoma tornado this week is this one. The mind reels that in the middle of tornado alley, in a place where a previous F5 tornado devastated the town in 1999, no safe room existed in the school.
Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. puts the issue into perspective with our QOTW:
Spending millions of dollar on no skill climate projections is poor policy compared with grants to communities for school tornado shelters.—
Roger A. Pielke Sr (@RogerAPielkeSr) May 22, 2013