Tornado 1982: A Near-Record Year

Edward W. Ferguson National Severe Storms Forecast Center, Kansas City, MO 64106

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Joseph T. Schaefer National Severe Storms Forecast Center, Kansas City, MO 64106

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Steven J. Weiss National Severe Storms Forecast Center, Kansas City, MO 64106

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Larry F. Wilson National Severe Storms Forecast Center, Kansas City, MO 64106

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Frederick P. Ostby National Severe Storms Forecast Center, Kansas City, MO 64106

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Abstract

The tornado events of 1982 are reviewed. Significant and interesting aspects of the 1047 reported storms are noted. The synoptic patterns associated with four major tornado days are examined.

Abstract

The tornado events of 1982 are reviewed. Significant and interesting aspects of the 1047 reported storms are noted. The synoptic patterns associated with four major tornado days are examined.

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