You relax on weekends. So do tornadoes.

My latest story is a fun one. Would you believe that some tornadoes would never have occurred if it wasn’t for air pollution? It turns out that, in some parts of the country,  severe storms are more common in the middle of the week than on the weekend. That’s likely because our emissions of air pollution go down on the weekend.

So, we’re accidentally altering our weather. Wild, eh?

Photograph by ThinkStock

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