a deadly storm
facts about tornadoes
. A typical tornado only lasts a few minutes.
. Every tornado has its own color, sound, and shape.
. You need to step on the pedal of a car pass 70 miles per hour to outrun the fastest tornadoes.
. The chances that a tornado is a F5, the highest classification of a tornado on the F-scale, is less than 0.1%.
. Tornadoes have been reported in every state in the US and also in every season.
. A tornado can occur any time, but most often between 3pm and 9pm.
. The UK gets about 60 tornadoes a year, even with its moderate climate.
. The deadliest tornado happened in 1925. It swept through three states and killed 689 people and injured 2,000