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Is Tornado Alley shifting? The answer might make your head spin

Are more tornadoes touching down to the east of Tornado Alley's typical boundaries than before? Or is that just anecdotal? We asked some experts to find out.

David Schechter

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Published: 5:30 PM CDT May 23, 2022
Updated: 10:33 PM CDT May 23, 2022

When you live in Tornado Alley, you can never under-estimate the potential for destruction. 

But, lately, the deadliest tornadoes aren't happening in Tornado Alley. They're happening in places like Mississippi and Alabama. 

If you look into what's happening here, you’ll find articles like this one titled, "Why the famous Tornado Alley is on the move." 

So, we wanted to know: Is that true? And, if it is true, why is that happening?