twirling tornadoes

facts about tornadoes


Tornadoes are one of the most dangerous storms.They are funnel shaped storms caused by the updrafts and downdrafts in a thunderstorm.The greatest tornado was on March 18, 1925.It was in Milan and it killed 659 people and injured 2027 people.

What to do when a tornado comes?

When a tornado comes you should ......

1. get bottled water, first aid kit, and snacks

2. go to a basement or closet

3. cover your head and do not come out until the tornado is over

the United States tornado alley

Tornado alley is a area of the strongest tornadoes in the united states. The countries include Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, and Alabama. Some more countries include Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Georgia. Scientist have averaged the amount of tornadoes hit per year in the United States to 1,300.

fun facts about tornadoes

  • Cost 500 million dollars a year
  • Can also be sand storms
  • The force is measured in fujita-pearson
  • Can be up 2.5 miles
  • Tornadoes can go across water
  • Tornadoes can not go over ditches

tornadoes and their dangers

Tornadoes are one of the most dangerous natural disasters, but they can be avoided. Although the people in tornado alley have to take extra precaution. Tornadoes can also be turned into hurricanes. They also do major damage to the land and its resources.