Understanding tornadoes: 5 questions answered

Penn State meteorology professors Paul Markowski and Yvette Richardson explain why tornadoes form, how to stay safe if you’re near one and whether climate change is affecting tornado patterns.

supercell time lapse from Booker, Texas!

Editor’s note: May and June are typically peak months for tornadoes in North America. We asked Penn State meteorology professors Paul Markowski and Yvette Richardson to explain why tornadoes form, how to stay safe if you’re near one and whether climate change is affecting tornado patterns.

Read the full article here in THE CONVERSATION

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