We can’t predict tornadoes with high accuracy. Scientists are trying to change that

It seemed like a nightmare come to life, as tornado after tornado devoured communities across the United States. At one point 30 million people were deemed to be at tornado risk as the series of devastating twisters struck large sections of the Deep South — including Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia — leaving at least 26 people dead and thousands of buildings in ruins....

Originally posted on salon.com