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Monday, June 18, 2012
Seasonal Tornado Habitats, 1950 - 2011
Here's a visualization of seasonal tornado risk over a sixty-one year period. The migration patterns of tornadoes look a lot like those of snowbirds (leading to the obvious conclusion that retirees cause tornadoes).
Seasonality of tornado tracks over sixty-one years.
1950 – 2011. Data courtesy NOAA, visuals exported from Visual Fusion.