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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 | Ready.gov

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Tornadoes are nature's most violent storms. Spawned from powerful thunderstorms, tornadoes can cause fatalities and devastate a neighborhood in seconds.

Tornadoes | Weather Wiz Kids

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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 of ...

The Online Tornado FAQ (by Roger Edwards, SPC)

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Mar 29, 2016 ... Roger Edwards of the Storm Prediction Center presents basic Frequently Asked Questions and the answers about tornadoes.

1 Dead in Oklahoma Flooding, 2 Critically Injured by Kansas Tornado

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1 day ago ... Multiple tornadoes seen in Dodge City, Kansas on May 24th. ... A confirmed EF1 tornado left damage in the town of Bristow Tuesday evening.

Severe Weather 101: Tornado Basics

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

Tornadoes 101 - National Geographic

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Tornadoes, nearly three-quarters of which occur within the U.S., are unpredictable and can cause massive damage. New tools and data are helping scientists ...

Tornadoes - BrainPOP

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In this educational animated movie about Science learn about wind, supercell, updraft, mesocyclones, downdraft, twisters, disasters and weather.

Tornadoes 2016 - Tornado Facts, Pictures and Articles - Live Science

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Read the latest news and articles about tornadoes. Tornadoes are the most powerful, unpredictable and destructive weather systems on Earth.

Tornado Facts, Tornado Information, Tornado Videos, Tornado ...

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Get Tornado facts, photos, wallpapers, news and safety tips at National Geographic.

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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.