Wisconsin’s Tornado Alley

The Sheboygan Press (WI) has a good article on the geographic likelihood of tornadoes in Wisconsin.  Central Wisconsin is the focal point for tornadoes in Wisconsin as western Wisconsin elevation adds to the low level vorticity to get mesocyclones going in thunderstorms to drop tornadoes and the cool lake breeze off Lake Michigan which disrupts storm inflows, degrading to dissipating thunderstorms as they approach the lakeshore.

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About Chuck Schoeneberger

Former forecaster at Meridian Environmental Technologies Inc (now a Interis Company), with a background in GIS and LiDAR, with other stints at GeoSpatial Services of Winona, MN and Aerometric (Now Quantum Spatial) of Sheboygan, WI. He is a weather technologist for public storm safety from a local to international level. LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=25048141&trk=tab_pro His views are his own and not of his employer.
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