Narional Weather Service

Southern Tornado Study

What makes twisters here different? Stronger?

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 in Huntsville, Alabama, will run through March and April and will include mobile radars, drones and other equipment that can…