Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Tornado frequency is increasing in most of the Southeast

A new paper published this week in the journal Climate and Atmospheric Science shows that trends in tornado frequency have decreased in parts of the Plains that are usually thought of as part of “Tornado Alley.” At the same time, the frequency of tornadoes in most of the Southeast has increased, especially in Alabama and Mississippi. The only part of the Southeast that has seen a slight decrease in tornado activity is the west coast of the Florida Peninsula. You can read more here.