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A tornado is a violently rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a ...

Tornadoes - Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids

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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 capable ...

What is a tornado? - eSchooltoday

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Tornadoes are violent storms that appear as a powerful rotating mixture of wind and thunderstorm clouds, extending from the clouds to the ground in a funnel ...

Severe Weather 101: Tornado Basics

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Basic information about tornadoes, from the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory.

Tornado Facts and History - StormAware - Missouri StormAware

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Learn basic tornado facts and review Missouri's tornado history.

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Jan 2, 2013 ... Science expert Emerald Robinson explains what a tornado is and how it forms.To view over 15000 other how-to, DIY, and advice videos on any ...
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Jul 15, 2015 ... Tornadoes are one of nature's most powerful forces -- see where they come from, how fast they go, and how scientists study them! ---------- Like ...

Fun Tornado Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Twisters

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A tornado is a rapidly spinning tube of air that touches both the ground and a cloud above. Tornadoes are sometimes called twisters. Not all tornadoes are ...

Tornadoes | Ready.gov

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A tornado appears as a rotating, funnel-shaped cloud that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground with whirling winds that can reach 300 miles per hour .

About Tornadoes | Weather Underground

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When the funnel cloud is half-way between the cloud base and the ground, it is called a tornado. The tornado's high-speed winds rotate about a small, relatively  ...

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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.