Pielke Jr. – U.S. Tornado damage continues to fall, 2018 activity near record lows

For those that are sure there’s global warming driving tornadoes and other severe weather events, here’s some inconvenient news. Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. has updated his tornado loss data via his Twitter account. He writes: 2017 update to our normalized US tornado losses based on our 2013 paper: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17477891.2012.738642 … Past 5 yrs have 2nd lowest…

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Inconvenient: NOAA data shows U.S. Tornadoes on the decline since 1970

We’ve been told time and again by climate alarmists that global warming would make more severe weather. In fact, the opposite is true according to recently released tornado data from NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center. By Paul Homewood https://www.spc.noaa.gov/wcm/2017/torngraph-big.png 2017 was a relatively busy year for tornadoes in the US, ranking third since 2005 on preliminary…

New drought record- no tornadoes so far this year in Oklahoma

Oklahoma tornado drought to start 2018.  By Tom Di Liberto If there is one state in the country that immediately conjures up images of tornadoes, it has to be Oklahoma. After all, it’s the home to NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center and the National Severe Storms Laboratory, and it’s located in the heart of “Tornado Alley.” Oklahoma…

Interesting finding: it's freezing inside a Tornado

Montreal, January 17, 2018 [sic] — With winter upon us in full force, outdoor temperatures are plummeting. But inside an intense tornado, it’s always chilly — no matter the time of year. A new study from Concordia proves why that’s the case. In an article forthcoming in the Journal of Aircraftof the American Institute of…