How Long Does a Tornado Last?

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If you ever find yourself in the middle of a tornado it may seem like it lasts much longer than it actually did. Normal tornadoes touch down and do not stay in one place for more than a minute or two before moving on. Of course the damage that occurs can not be measured in time.
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The details of how and why tornadoes form and dissipate remain poorly understood. Most tornadoes last from a few seconds to a few minutes; only rarely do they last more than 10 minutes.
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