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Tornadoes and Derechos in Central North America

Special | 1h 4m 42s

Jonathan Martin, Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Studies, UW-Madison, explores the nature of the severe thunderstorms that spawn tornadoes and severe weather threat of the straight-line wind storms called derechoes. Martin examines the relationship between the physical environment and these potentially devastating weather events.

Aired: 06/25/13

Rating: TV-G

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