The Tornado Season of 1986

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  • 1 National Severe Storms Forecast Center, Kansas City, Missouri
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Abstract

A review of tornado activity in the United States during 1986 is presented. Annual statistics are compared with both recent and long-term values. Month-by-month highlights of tornado events are summarized. Meteorological patterns associated with four noteworthy tornado outbreaks are examined.

Abstract

A review of tornado activity in the United States during 1986 is presented. Annual statistics are compared with both recent and long-term values. Month-by-month highlights of tornado events are summarized. Meteorological patterns associated with four noteworthy tornado outbreaks are examined.

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