Severe Weather

By: Tyler R. Shaw


What is a Hurricane?

A large storm that forms over warm ocean water with very strong winds that blow in a circular pattern around the center or eye of the storm.

!WOW! Fact

Hurricanes look like a doughnut!

Hurricane damages can cost over billions of dollars!

Safety Tips

Go inland for maximum safety!


What is a Tornado?

A tube of spinning air formed by strong thunderstorms when warm and cool air meet in a thunderstorm.

!WOW! Fact

Tornadoes can be 100ft wide! Tornadoes can switch paths very quickly! Tornadoes can last for up to 15 minutes!

Safety Tips

Stay indoors in a cellar or hallway with no windows.


What is a Thunderstorm?

A severe storm with lightning, thunder, heavy rain and strong winds. Hail may also form. Some effects of thunderstorms are flooding, fires and destroyed property.

!WOW! Fact

Thunderstorms carry hail! Thunderstorms create the two above storms!

Safety Tips

Stay inside and make sure your safe room has no windows. Don't go outdoors. Don't turn on water because lightning travels through water.