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Has tornado alley moved to the south east?
Sort of (see the comments at the source link).
Yeah, we may have tornadoes down here in Tampa, but they are F0s - "Oh, look, a couple of trees were knocked over. We might have had a tornado!" Whereas up in Kansas, Oklahoma, etc, they get those monster F5s that are 1/2 mile wide and destroy towns.
Great post. Makes me smile at my undergrad degree in Atmospheric Science.
I don't find it so remarkable that there are so few tornado watches in the northeast. I'm from Central New York and I only remember one reported tornado since I've been alive. That was probably around 1997.