Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Tue Oct 8, 2013 01:48 PM CDT

The following article from the University of Alabama-Huntsville has an interesting look at the background for the terrifying and deadly rash of tornadoes that tore through the Deep South in the last week of April back in 2011.--Bryce

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The atmosphere in the southeastern U.S. was primed for disaster in late April 2011. Conditions were almost perfect for a massive outbreak of tornado spawning storm cells.

Over a four-day period — April 25 through April 28 — at least 356 tornadoes were spun out of a series of atmospheric disturbances that affected an area from northeastern Texas ...

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