The remarkable story of the Ted Fujita, whose groundbreaking work in research and applied science saved thousands of lives and helped Americans prepare for and respond to dangerous weather phenomena.
Ted Fujita was a Japanese-American engineer turned meteorologist. His lifelong work on severe weather patterns earned Fujita the nickname “Mr. Tornado".
The extraordinary tornado occurrence in April 1974 was named the “Super Outbreak.”
Why are Americans so obsessed with tornadoes? A brief tour of twister culture has the answer.