The 118 reported deaths are significantly more than the death count seen in recent years. The 2008 tornado season is the deadliest in a decade and on pace to be the deadliest ever recorded in the United States.
This could be a harbinger of things to come. Some scientists have warned that global warming will create conditions that make violent tornadoes more frequent. There is
greater consensus that global warming will, at the least, produce more extreme weather events. thedailygreen
Thursday, June 12, 2008
at 11:06 AM