Not only do we have the slowest start to tornado season in a century, but tornado damage losses are in decline

Watts Up With That?

So much for the “Years of Living Dangerously

Dr. Roger Pielke Jr writes in the WSJ:

So far in 2014, the United States has experienced fewer tornadoes than in any year since record-keeping began in 1953, or even before. Greg Carbin, a meteorologist with the Storm Prediction Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has called this “likely the slowest start to tornado activity in any year in modern record, and possibly nearly a century.” But just because tornado activity has declined doesn’t mean that we can let down our guard, as potentially large impacts are always a threat.

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