27 May '11, 2pm

NOAA's Eye-Opening Time-Lapse Vid of April's Deadly Tornadoes /If u didn't realize how crazy this season is, u will now!

NOAA's Eye-Opening Time-Lapse Vid of April's Deadly Tornadoes /If u didn't realize how crazy this season is, u will now!

Caution: It is vitally important not to make connections. When you see pictures of rubble like this week's shots from Joplin, Mo., you should not wonder: Is this somehow related to the tornado outbreak three weeks ago in Tuscaloosa, Ala., or the enormous outbreak a couple of weeks before that (which, together, comprised the most active April for tornadoes in U.S. history). No, that doesn't mean a thing. ...It's far smarter to repeat to yourself the comforting mantra that no single weather event can ever be directly tied to climate change. There have been tornadoes before, and floods -- that's the important thing.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/noaas-eye-opening...

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