Why is it called "tornado alley?"

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A tornado alley is an area that has experienced greater numbers of tornadoes. It is a popular media term that often refers to the area of the United States where tornadoes are most frequent.
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from Texas, northward through Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and into South Dakota
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The National Climatic Data Center defines Tornado Alley as an area in the central plains ranging from central Texas to northern. Also included is the territory from central Kansas
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About the same, 99.9% of the time. Something like 80 or 90% of tornadoes reported don't do any damage, and the statistical likelihood of a violent tornado striking any given, precise
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Tornado Alley refers to a region in the southern plains of central United States, between the Rocky Mountains and the Appalachian Mountains, that experiences a high frequency of tornadoes every year.
Tornado alley refers to the central United States where tornadoes are most frequent.
Tornado Alley is a term used to refer to the area that stretches out across the central plain states, from Texas all the way up to Minnesota. Tornado Alley is the region where the most tornadoes tornadoes occur in the world.
Tornado Alley is the region in the United States where tornadoes are most recurrent. It includes the great lowland parts of the Mississippi, the Ohio, as well as lower Missouri River Valleys. The city with the most witnessed tornadoes is Oklahoma City.
A tornado alley is an area that experiences tornado's on a more frequent basis. This kind of tornado is usually pretty severe and causes a good amount of destruction. You can find more information here: http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-tornado-alley.htm
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