Tornadoes

Objective: Describe, step by step, how a tornado forms.

Shawnee and Moore Oklahoma Tornado

Shawnee, Oklahoma tornado occurred on May 19, 2013 causing seriously destructions and damages to the Oklahoma villagers. On May 20, 2013 another horrible and massive tornado named Moore Oklahoma Tornado strucked the villagers and it was believed the tornado was 2 mile wide and it has killed more than 50 people.

DEFINING A TORNADO

A tornado is a destructive, rotating column of air that has very high wind speeds and that maybe visible as a funnel-shaped cloud.
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DESCRIBING A TORNADO STEP BY STEP

Tornadoes usually occur in the middle part of the U.S. during this period of time on the year. Tornados happen because their are different type of air temperatures on the sky. This creates warm air to collide above the cold air and causing an updraft and surface winds to cause rotation. Tornadoes during rotation create a really fast winds that could reach more than 60 mph, but the shawnee tornado had a top speed of 200 mph. On the other hand, Moore tornado was way more violent because it reached a speed of 302 and it was approximately 2 miles wide.
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FUJITA SCALE

The Fujita scale or F-scale, is a scale for rating tornadoes intensity, based primarily on the damage tornadoes inflict on human built structures and vegetation. This official scale is used by meteorologist and engineers. You could determine the tornadoes magnitude using this scale.
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DAMAGES Of THE TORNADO

Moore tornado a massive mile-wide tornado with winds up to 300 mph killed at least 51 people Monday afternoon during 40 minutes of terrifying minutes of destruction across Oklahoma. Shawnee tornado hit Oklahoma late sunday and made heavy damage to the town of Shawnee, reports of injuries could not be immediately confirmed.

MOORE TORNADO

Aftermath and Destruction of Moore Oklahoma Tornado - May 20th, 2013

SHAWNEE TORNADO

Raw: Heavy Tornado Damage in Shawnee, Okla

OTHER AREAS AFFECTED BY TORNADOES

Tornadoes can take place anywhere, but the majority occur in the middle of the United States. Cold and warm fronts meet each other, coming from the mountains, deserts, and Caribbean Sea. "Tornado Alley" is the area in which most tornadoes hit, which include the states Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi. The spring season is a very popular time for tornadoes to happen on these states.

"TORNADO ALLEY"

Tornado alley is a group of states where tornadoes usually more occur during spring. The states are Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Illinois receive the more damage of tornadoes.
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CONCLUSION

In conclusion, both tornadoes that occurred in Shawnee, Moore and other parts of Oklahoma are disasters that no one could provoke, which it means that we have to be prepared for everything. Moore tornado, killed more than 30 innocent people on May 20, 2013 and in my opinion it's very sad to hear this because their was children's who died on this horrible thing who had a dream to one day grow up and be someone.

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