Lack of Twisters Aside, VORTEX2 Gets Useful Data

"Paul Markowski, a meteorologist at Penn State University who serves on VORTEX2's steering committee and directs a team of mobile observation platforms taking part in the experiment, said the datasets the teams collected on supercells that didn't produce tornadoes were "real gems for us," because they can be compared to data sets on tornado producing storms to identify key differences."