Cause Of Tornadoes In The United States

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Tornadoes

A tornado, or also known as a twister, is a violently rotating column of air that is connected with both the surface of the earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud is connected with the earth.Tornadoes can be caused by multiple weather conditions, including thunderstorms, tropical storms, or in rare occasions a hurricane can cause a tornado to form. Tornadoes run extreme risks on both the environment and on humans as well. The 1925 Tri-State Tornado was one of the worst tornadoes in the United States history. In March 18th, 1925 the tornado ran through the states of Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri, killing hundreds and destroying thousands.Knowing what to do when you see a tornado, or when you hear a tornado warning, can help your family and you stay protected from any sort of danger a tornado may impose.
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“After the air has risen to a certain height, the wind turns the raising air forcing it to rotate. This rotating column of air spins down to the ground, causing a tornado” (“what Causes Tornadoes?”). Typically, thunderstorms will develop in warm, moist air ahead of the storm system, causing the storm to produce a tornado. “In a thunderstorm, the tornado begins as a circulation several thousands of feet above the ground and slowly descends to the ground” (“TORNADOES”). Commonly, you don’t see tornadoes in the fall or winter months, but in the spring and summer months tornadoes begin to appear. “ It’s a result from a large cold front, or from large moist thunderstorms and strong winds, with height in the atmosphere” (“TORNADOES”). Clearly. a series of events need to take place to result in a

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