Peoria Public Radio Staff
Wed March 5, 2014
Talking with an Illinois storm chaser
Tornado season starts in March. On average, 35 tornados touch down in Illinois each year. Jeffrey Frame is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Illinois. He says that makes Illinois one of the better places for chasing storms.
Frame has been chasing them since 2004. He tells Illinois Public Radio’s Lindsey Moon that it’s a misconception that storm chasing is only about seeing a tornado...