The midwest has been hit by a series of devastating tornadoes and severe thunderstorms over the last two days. Dozens of people are dead and the storms shows no sign of letting up yet in the central U.S. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration logged over 80 tornadoes on Sunday alone. Joe Schaefer, the director of NOAA's storm prediction center, joins Neal Conan to talk about tornadoes, forecasting and civic response.
*Director of the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Storm Prediction Center