http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Report: frequency of severe storms in Midwest doubled over past 50 years http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/report-frequency-severe-storms-midwest-doubled-over-past-50-years <p>A new report from <a href="http://rockymountainclimate.org/index.htm">the Rocky Mountain Climate Organization</a> and <a href="http://www.nrdc.org/">the Natural Resources Defense Council</a> shows that the frequency of severe storms across the Midwest has doubled over the past 50 years.</p><p><a href="http://rockymountainclimate.org/reports_3.htm">The report</a> analyzed precipitation data from more than 200 weather stations in eight Midwestern states.</p> Wed, 16 May 2012 21:15:58 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 3715 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Report: frequency of severe storms in Midwest doubled over past 50 years