meteorologist http://iowapublicradio.org en Storm Kings http://iowapublicradio.org/post/storm-kings <p>Tornados weren’t commonly called tornados until the early 20<sup>th</sup> century.&nbsp; Instead these violent storms were referred to as landspouts, whirlwinds or cyclones.&nbsp; Author Lee Sandlin talks to “Talk of Iowa” about his new book “Storm Kings” which details the history of a group of storm chasers from the 1800s who were instrumental in advancing the scientific understanding of tornados.</p><p></p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:06:03 +0000 Dennis Reese 18014 at http://iowapublicradio.org Storm Kings