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Tornado Forecasting Techniques Improving

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Tornado Forecasting Techniques Improving

Tornado Forecasting Techniques Improving

Tornado Forecasting Techniques Improving

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NPR'S Greg Allen reports that while more than 300 tornadoes swept through the Midwest last week, and at least 45 people died, compared with some past years of extreme tornadic activity, that's relatively low. Before the 1950s, an average of 500 people were killed each year by tornadoes. Weather forecasting tools like doppler radar have made the difference, allowing forecasters to accurately track tornadoes.