Works Cited: How multiple variables control TX/OK panhandle Spring severe weather

Gulf of Alaska sea surface temperatures – Here

Gulf of Mexico sea surface temperatures – Here

ENSO sea surface temperatures – Here

Texas and Oklahoma panhandle tornado data – Here

Texas and Oklahoma panhandle historical tornado data – Here

Other Texas and Oklahoma panhandle tornado data courtesy the National Weather Service in Amarillo, Texas and Alan Scruggs

Texas and Oklahoma precipitation data – Here

Research covering ENSO and its effect on Southern Plains tornado season – Here

Research covering Gulf of Alaska and Gulf of Mexico sea surface temperatures effect on Southern Plains tornadoes – Here

Research covering soil moisture and its effect on southern plains tornadoes – Here

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Nick is a weather nerd to the core. He graduated from Oregon State University n 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Earth Science with an emphasis in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. In 2010, he decided that he wanted to pair his love of journalism with his passion for weather. So, he enrolled at Syracuse University to earn his Masters of Science in Broadcast & Digital Journalism.After forecasting for media outlets in Syracuse, New York and Amarillo, Texas he is now in Hattiesburg, Mississippi where he works as the Chief Meteorologist for a local television station and works part time as an Adjunct Professor teaching a course in meteorology.