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Slide Notes

Sources: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Photos: NOAA Photo Library and U.S. National Archives, and FEMA photo Library.

Tornado Forecasting

Published at Nov 18, 2015
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PRESENTATION OUTLINE

Tornado Forecasting

How War Gave Rise to Modern Meteorology
Sources: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Photos: NOAA Photo Library and U.S. National Archives, and FEMA photo Library.

US Weather Bureau Founded: FEB 9, 1870

Photo: NOAA Photo Library

US Army Signal Corps SGT. John P. FInley: 1882

Photo/ NOAA

The Tri-State Tornado: Mar 18, 1925

Photo/NOAA

A Day That Lives in Infamy: Dec 7, 1941

Photo/ National Archives - US Navy

Tornadoes Added to Weather Reporting: 1944

Photo/NOAA

Tinker Air Force Base TorNado: Mar 20, 1948

Photo/NOAA

First Tornado Forecast & Warning: Mar 25, 1948

Photo/NOAA

The Tornado Project: 1950

Photo/NOAA

Birth of The Storm PREDICTION Center: 1952

Photo/SELS - SPC

Palm Sunday Outbreak: April 1965

Photo/NOAA

Tetsuya Theodore Fujita's F-SCALE: 1971

Photo/ NOAA

Robert C. Miller's Rules: 1972

Photo/ NOAA

Forecasting and New Technology: 1960-1990

Photo/NOAA

Improved WarNing: May 3, 1999

Photo/ FEMA photo library

Greensburg Tornado: May 4, 2007

Photo/ FEMA photo library

ENHANCED Fujita Scale: 2007

Modern ForeCasting & The Future

Photo/ NOAA