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Extreme Weather 101: Everything You Need to Know

Extreme Weather 101: Everything You Need to Know

Extreme weather is what we call it when a particular weather event like a flash flood or a heat wave is significantly different from the average weather pattern for an area. It is important to understand these events because they can be disruptive and even deadly, harming human communities, agriculture and ecosystems. 

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    3 Dead in Missouri Tornadoes, ‘Extensive Damage’ to State Capital

    3 Dead in Missouri Tornadoes, ‘Extensive Damage’ to State Capital

    Violent tornadoes tore through Missouri Wednesday night, killing three and causing “extensive damage” to the state’s capital of Jefferson City, The New York Times reported. “There was a lot of devastation throughout the state,” Governor Mike Parson said at a Thursday morning press conference, as NPR reported. “We were very fortunate last night that we […]