PBS NewsHour

What's behind the recent rash of violent weather

Clip: 05/29/2019 | 7m 24s

Violent weather has tormented regions from the Rocky Mountains to the Mid-Atlantic in recent weeks. In Kansas Tuesday night, strong tornadoes tore houses apart, littered an airport runway with debris and hoisted a car onto a roof -- but widespread flooding may be the biggest and most prolonged threat. William Brangham talks to atmospheric scientist Victor Gensini about the brutal spring weather.

Aired: 05/29/19

Rating: NR

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