Tornadoes

Known as: Tornado, Tornadoe, tornados 
Rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. Tornadoes generally produce damage paths of 100 yards wide or less, with path… (More)
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2008
2008
This study investigates the human vulnerability caused by tornadoes that occurred between sunset and sunrise from 1880 to 2007… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
N Engl J Med 2006;354:1052-63. Copyright © 2006 Massachusetts Medical Society. Disasters can rarely be anticipated, much less… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The primary objective of this study was to estimate the percentage of U.S. tornadoes that are spawned annually by squall lines… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
In this paper, we first describe the current status of the Advanced Regional Prediction System of the Center for Analysis and… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
A sample of 413 soundings in close proximity to tornadic and nontornadic supercells is examined. The soundings were obtained from… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Despite the long-surmised importance of the hook echo and rear-flank downdraft (RFD) in tornadogenesis, only a paucity of direct… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
In Part I of this paper series, the dynamic equations, numerical solution procedures and the parameterizations of subgrid-scale… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
We examined the potential impacts of climate variability and change on human health as part of a congressionally mandated study… (More)
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1998
1998
During the Verifications of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment, nearly 70% of the significant tornadoes occurred… (More)
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1996
1996
Observations obtained with a mobile pencil-beam Doppler radar revealed many previously unresolved structures within tornadic… (More)
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