Episode 51

If you are a Weather Geek, odds are you have seen the movie Twister, where two storm chasers are fighting to research strong tornadoes in the heart of Tornado Alley. To conduct the research, they are using a device called DOROTHY, which was revolutionary in the movie. Now, what if I told you that my next guest is also using revolutionary technology to study tornadoes… but it is utilized more commonly than you think? Adam Houston from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and his team are using drones as a pivotal tool in their study of supercells, which is aiming to aid forecasters in predicting tornado formation.