When Doesn’t Weather Change History?

Certainly weather has shaped history on a global scale, but weather impacts lives every single day. Are there examples of cases where the impacts have been important for a local area or region such that it shaped the future?

Some useful links:

  • Great Storm of 1900 brought winds of change
    • https://www.houstonchronicle.com/local/history/article/Great-Storm-of-1900-brought-winds-of-change-7724171.php
  • One legacy of the devastating 1953 Waco tornado: advanced storm preparedness systems
    • http://www.wacotrib.com/news/weather/one-legacy-of-the-devastating-waco-tornado-advanced-storm-preparedness/article_88b77126-e2a9-11e5-bbc3-132cd0bddca0.html
  • Weather Bureau Statements Concerning Tornado Forecasting
    • http://www.spc.noaa.gov/faq/tornado/memo1950.pdf

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