Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Wed Jun 5, 2013 03:09 PM CDT

As clean-up and recovery continue in Oklahoma following the tremendous tornado outbreak last month, there is also a lot of post-tornado analysis going on. It's in that vein that I posed a question to our DTN ag weather group during our weekly long-range forecast conference call Wednesday, June 5.

My question had a prominent agricultural history. It was this--"Did the drought in the southwest Plains help to give the dynamics for the spate of tornadoes a boost?"

The reason why I posed the question is that, in an air mass collision, dry air can act like a cold front in ...

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