Tornadoes aren't showing up in the Midwest. Thank Canada


WPLG—Blame Canada. Or maybe thank Canada. It may be extra chilly up north this spring, but that cold air from our northern neighbor is helping limit tornadoes in the Midwest. Two of the US states most notable for tornadoes -- Kansas and Oklahoma -- have yet to see one so far this year. "On the whole, across the United States, we have seen around half the number of eyewitnessed tornado reports that we would normally expect by this time of year," says Dr. Patrick Marsh, a meteorologist at the Storm...

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