Tornados

By Ashlee

Tornados!

How do tornados form?

Most tornados form from thunderstorms. You need warm, moist air from the Gulf of Mexico and cold, dry air from Canada. When these two air masses meet, they create instability in the atmosphere.what is a tornado?

A tornado is a violent rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground.

The 3 Deadliest U.S. Tornadoes

DATE LOCATION DEATHS

18 Mar 1925 Tri-State (MO/IL/IN) 695


06 May 1840 Natchez MS 317


27 May 1896 St. Louis MO 255