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New rating system charts a path to improved tornado forecasts

All tornadoes — whether large or small — originate from thunderstorms, but not all thunderstorms are the same.  Nighttime twisters, summer tornadoes and smaller events can be tougher to forecast.  New research in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society presents a method for rating the skill of tornado warnings based on environmental challenges.

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