(Courtesy NOAA)It’s unknown whether Colorado will see a repeat this year of 2015’s slightly higher-than-average tornado season. The state’s 25-year average for tornadoes is about 50 per year.
Last year saw a few more than that, partly because of El Nino. That Pacific weather pattern is still active, but could be shifting before Colorado’s tornado season is over, according to meteorologist Bob Glancy.
Glancy spoke to CPR News about Colorado's tornado season and more. Edited highlights are below.
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