Tornado Questions

By Hunter

How do tornadoes form?

Tornadoes usually start as a thunderstorm. Then cold and warm air are mixed together and make a funnel-shaped cloud. When the tornado hits the ground, the tornado is born.

What is a microburst and where do they most likely occur?

They most likely occur in tornado alley. Even though microburst aren't as widely recognized as tornadoes, they can cause comparable and in some cases, worse damage than some tornadoes produce.

What is a wall cloud and how are they related to tornadoes?

Usually, a wall cloud is situated in the southwest portion of a storm. A rotating wall cloud usually is created before tornadoes and funnelclouds.

What is a supercell thunderstorm and how does it impact a tornado?

Supercell thunderstorms can make violent and ferocious tornadoes with wind exceeding 200 mph. These thunderstorms have the best tendency to produce tornadoes that stay on the ground for a long period of time.

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So now you know about tornadoes. If you still have questions about tornadoes, go online, find information and do the same as me.