Myth-busting: Tornadoes don’t form from a “clash of air masses”

The Washington Post debunks one of the largest myths in weather forecasting.

A lot like the “Polar Vortex” being used to explain every sort of winter weather, now it’s time to trot out the annual “clash of warm and cold air” cliche…

The bottom line:  Warm and cold air masses clash every day in North America, yet every day is not a tornado day!

via Myth-busting: Tornadoes don’t form from a “clash of air masses”.

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