Why Do Tornadoes Occur?


Tornadoes occur when two masses of different temperatures and humidity collide. If there is unstable atmosphere at the lower area, then an upward movement of warmer air is formed. This leads to a strong spiral that rises and intensifies resulting in violent funnels of tornadoes.
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Tornadoes occur when there is a supercell thunderstorm. They occur when there is a northern tropical air blowing from the gulf, cold air from Canada reaches over 50 miles per hour, and when jet stream air reaches a speed of 150 mph. You can find more information here: http://www.hprcc.unl.edu/nebraska/tornadoes-NDS99why.html
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