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  • Tornadoes Essay

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    of warm air, forcing the warm air to rise rapidly. Tornadoes can cause a lot of damage and even deaths. The damage from a tornado is a result of the high wind velocity and wind-blown debris. Tornado season is generally March through August, although tornadoes can occur at any time of year. They tend to occur in the afternoons and evenings: over 80 percent of all tornadoes strike between noon and midnight. From 1950-1995 the total number of tornadoes in Michigan was 722, with an average of 5 deaths

  • Tornadoes

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    How Are Tornadoes Formed? Tornadoes belong to the category of the most violent storms seen on earth, and the damage they have caused and will continue to cause is extreme. Just like any other storm no tornadoes are ever the same, however they all need certain kind of conditions to be able to form, specifically intense heat. When considering the formation of a tornado there are two other specific things that are of high importance; geography and rotation, following this the formation of a tornado

  • Essay on Tornadoes

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    Tornadoes I. Introduction A. Facts 1. Definition 2. Wind Speeds 3. Damage 4. Number Of Tornadoes Per Year 5. Deaths And Injuries B. Types Of Tornadoes 1. Weak 2. Strong 3. Violent C. Average Tornado 1. Variation a. Waterspout 2. Distance Moved D. Frequency Of Tornadoes 1. Southern States 2. Northern States II. Where Tornadoes Come From A. Energy 1. Thunderstorm III. Where And When Tornadoes Occur A. North America 1. Rocky Mountains

  • Tornadoes : Tornadoes And Its Effect On Coastal Areas

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    Jeremy Wells 4/27/16 Tornadoes First Draft Tornadoes Introduction: Tornadoes are the most violent storms that usually form in thunderstorms. A tornado is a rotating, funnel shaped cloud that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground. Did you know that tornado winds can get up to 300 miles per hour? If you didn’t, you are in for a treat. Quick Facts: The strongest tornadoes have rotating winds of more than 250 mph. Tornadoes can be more than one mile wide and stay on the ground for over 50

  • Twisted Tornadoes

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    Whats a tornado’s favorite game? Twister! Tornadoes cause a lot of damage, because they have high wind speeds, kill and injure people, cover large amounts of land, they can mix with wild fire to cause firenadoes, and they are on the ground so they are close to people and structures. Tornadoes happen most often in the spring time, which is why it is called tornado season. Tornado Alley is where the most tornadoes happen annually. Tornado Alley includes Oklahoma, Kansas, the Texas Panhandle,

  • Tornadoes Essay

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    Tornadoes      A tornado is a violent rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. The most violent tornadoes can produce massive destruction with wind speeds of 250 miles per hour or more. The typical tornado moves from southwest to northeast, but they have been known to move in any direction. The average forward speed of a tornado is 30 miles per hour but it may vary from stationary to 70 miles per hour. Although tornadoes occur in many parts of the

  • Hurricanes and Tornadoes

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    Hurricanes & Tornadoes Hurricanes and tornadoes are both severe weather events that can potentially cause a great deal of damage to property. Both of these storms can threaten human life and in severe events with either a hurricane of a tornado there may well be a loss of life. They may be quite different in how they form and what they actually do but on the other hand those storms are both potentially devastating so they fall into the same category of potential severe weather danger. People who

  • Comparing Tornadoes And Hurricanes

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    and tornadoes can happen all over the world. Tornadoes and hurricanes can also be very dangerous. Tornadoes mostly happen on dry land where all the warm. Hurricanes and tornadoes come in many sizes, cost lots of money because of damages, and require you to take shelter. To begin with, the first thing is the size. A tornado can get up to 300 miles wide. A hurricane can get up to 2.5 miles wide. They both can get up to 70 feet tall. Last but not least the both have categorize the tornadoes categories

  • A Devastating Problem: Tornadoes

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    Tornadoes are a force of nature that should not to be messed with. They are incredibly dangerous and unpredictable. Tornadoes have the power to entirely level massive structures in one fowl swoop, without ever leaving a single part standing. Tornadoes are most common in the U.S. and warrant a serious problem for the health and safety of its citizens. Tornadoes are a deadly force of nature. They cause massive destruction and death. “Tornadoes are the most violent of all atmospheric storms.” (www

  • Cause And Effects Of Tornadoes

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    A tornado is a massive and violent spinning column of air that comes into contact with the ground and produces strong winds. Tornadoes are formed when a number of things all happen together to create their destructive power. Tornadoes can happen in many places around the world but the most are in tornado ally in the U.S. Most tornadoes are short lived and don’t last more than a few minuets but have lasted for a couple hours. In the late 1980s, a tornado swept through Yellowstone leaving a path