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Preliminary Assessment of Climate Factors Contributing to the Extreme 2011 Tornadoes
Draft Assessment - Updated: 08-July-2011
Disclaimer: This draft is an evolving research assessment and not a final report. Comments are welcome. For further information, contact Dr. Martin Hoerling (email@example.com)
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