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  • 1 National Severe Storms Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Norman, Okla.
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The prominent characteristics of tornadoes, their sociological and meteorological importance, aspects of the national weather service that pertain to storm forecasting and warning, observational and theoretical studies of tornadoes, and some prospects for modifying tornadoes, are briefly surveyed. Some paths for future development of the warning service and of scientific investigations are indicated.

The prominent characteristics of tornadoes, their sociological and meteorological importance, aspects of the national weather service that pertain to storm forecasting and warning, observational and theoretical studies of tornadoes, and some prospects for modifying tornadoes, are briefly surveyed. Some paths for future development of the warning service and of scientific investigations are indicated.

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