Experts say tornado season is getting longer. What does that mean for Illinois?
There could be more storms like what Illinois saw last week in the future. It’s still not entirely clear what impact climate change is having on tornadoes, but the researchers who are investigating that link say tornado season is getting longer. The locations in our country that tend to see tornadoes are also changing, While Plains states are trending down in the number of tornadoes they see, the Midwest is seeing an upward trend.
To talk about what this means for Illinois in the future, The 21st was joined by a meteorologist and a professor who's been researching this subject.
Professor of meteorology, Northern Illinois University
WILL meteorologist | Storm chaser and photographer
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