Tornadoes

What are tornadoes?

What are tornadoes?

A tornado is a type of violent windstorm.
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How and where does a tornado form?

A tornado forms when warm and cold air are chasing each other. It usually starts in the mountains and then comes down.
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Warnings?

Yes, there are warnings. They could mean that tornadoes usually happen there.
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What clouds are associated?

Dark,heavy cumulonimbus clouds.
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What are the scale(s) to measure severity?

The EF scale is to standard way to measure tornadoes based on wind damage.

What precautions are there for tornadoes?

  • Act quick after a tornado warning.
  • Go to a safe area such as basement, storm cellar, or the lowest building level.