A tornado is a violently rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. Tornadoes in the US occur most frequently in spring and summer.
The strongest tornadoes have rotating winds of more than 250 mph. Damage can include roof removal or complete destruction of buildings, uprooted trees, and can be life-threatening as a result.
A tornado near Anadarko, Oklahoma. The funnel is the thin tube reaching from
the cloud to the ground. The lower part of this tornado is surrounded by a ...
Tornadoes are nature's most violent storms. Spawned from powerful
thunderstorms, tornadoes can cause fatalities and devastate a neighborhood in
Mar 5, 2015 ... Roger Edwards of the Storm Prediction Center presents basic Frequently Asked
Questions and the answers about tornadoes.
A large proportion of United States tornadoes
strike in an area known as Tornado
Alley, which stretches from northwest Texas, across Oklahoma and Kansas.
form a circular column of low pressure (up to about 100 millibars lower than the surrounding air) which h... More »
Pictures of tornadoes and waterspouts, how they forum, myths, and safety tips.
Tornadoes What is a tornado? A tornado is a violent rotating column of air
extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. The most violent tornadoes are
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of the biggest tornadoes ever unleashed on the earth, ...