How does it happen??????
How does a Tornado form????????
A Tornado forms when a front of cold air and a warm front of air meet and then start spinning and make a funnel of air.
What damage can a Tornado cause?????
A Tornado can blow down houses and pick up cars and pull them apart. Also it messes up the ground a lot.
If you see this sign than you need to watch out for a Tornado
This place has a lot of Tornadoes it is really dangerous to live there.
What it looks like!!!!
This picture shows u how the Tornado is a Funnel of air.
Have you ever seen a Tornado warning??????
I am sure you have because they come on TV. Have you ever seen the little box at the bottom of your TV screen, the one that sometime pops up. That is a Tornado warning some time it will say, "Watch out for a tornado" or sometimes it will say, " Stay inside because there is a tornado watch."
What type of storm can cause a Tornado??????
The storm that usually makes a Tornado is a Thunderstorm.This is showed in this picture below.
How to recognize a Tornado????????
Well the characteristics of a Tornado are dark funnel shape clouds containing violently rotating air that develops under a comulonimbus cloud mass and extends towards the Earth.
Are there any scales for Tornadoes???????
Yes there are scales as you see below.
- F- 0 40-72 mph
- F-1 73-112 mph
- F-2 113-157 mph
- F-3 158-205 mph
- F-4 207-260 mph
- F-5 261-318 mph
The precautions for Tornadoes!!!!!!!
- First after a Tornado WARNING you need to act fast!!!!!!!
- In a public building such as a store or office, go to a designated shelter area such as a safe room, basement,storm cellar, or the lowest building level.
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