Episode 106

The United States is known to produce some of nature’s most severe weather as it allows for just the right ingredients to come together. As extreme weather becomes a more common occurrence, many have begged the question: Will we see more severe storms and even tornadoes as our world continues to warm? Today’s guest is Dr. Harold Brooks of the National Severe Storms Research Lab, and his research seeks to help answer this very question. His extensive background in severe weather has offered him the opportunity to study these changing trends in tornadoes and severe storms in recent decades. While storms may be getting worse, the exact answers of what we can expect in the future are more complicated than you think. Let’s dive in!