Tornadoes


Tornadoes are a big gust of wind that can not be stopped.

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SUPER CELLS



Tornadoes form from: Super cells. Super cells form when cold air and warm air mix. Super cells are like the spawn of all tornadoes. All storms have an eye or cell that is the center of the storm, but tornadoes are the most active which are super cells. They are sometimes studied by either meteorologists, or storm spotters. In North America super cells usually show up on Doppler looking like a hook.
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TYPES OF TORNADO


The types of Tornadoes are Land Spouts, Gustnado, Waterspout, Dust Devils, and Firewhirls. Land Spouts form over land and are generally weaker than super cells. Gustnadoes usually weak and short lasting they form on gust fronts. Waterspouts form over water. A few Waterspouts form from super cell thunderstorms. Dust Devils form over dry dusty areas and almost never reach 70mph. Fire whirl tornadoes form from a fire usually created by a volcano or wild fire.

TORNADO ALLEY


Tornado Alley is a dangerous place to be during its season. Tornado Alley is an area in the Central United States area where the highest percent of tornadoes occur. Tornado consists of the states North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa and parts of Minnesota, Kentucky, Tennessee, Wyoming, and Colorado.

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INTERESTING FACTS


Tornada is Spanish for tornado. Tornadoes are the worlds most violent storms. Hurricane Beulah of 1967 spawned 115 tornadoes. A strong tornado could potentially pick up a house. As of 2010 Oklahoma has had the most tornadoes on record.

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