about tornadoes by: Khulan, Rylan, melanie and colin

You know those twirly things that go around the country destroying everything? Well if you don't, then this is the right article for you to read and learn about tornadoes. You will learn about what they are, where they occur, how they form, how to stay safe, and about the Fujita Scale.

what are tornadoes?

____What is a tornado? According to do something.org a tornado is a funnel shaped thing that is made by a thunderstorm. Weather questions.com states that tornadoes are formed from a thunderstorm called supper cell and warm air. Did you know tornadoes are the fastest winds on earth? Tornadoes are also in contact with both the sure face of the earth and a cloud. Some people have

Where tornadoes occur

____Did you know that tornadoes can happen in any part of the world? This is a first-hand account from Flower Yan. "There were many tornado warning on the news. We were supposed to go to the basement. Me and daddy lived in an apartment building. The lowest floor was outside. The people said to go to the bathroom because since there were pipes, the walls were structured better." That was in Missouri, one of the states that make up tornado valley. In the article "Severe Weather 101", the text stated, "Tornadoes happen in many parts of the world, including Africa, Europe, Australia, Asia, and South America. Even New Zealand reports about 20 tornadoes every year. Two of the highest concentrations of tornadoes are Argentina and Bangladesh. Tornado Valley is in the U.S.A and the states that make it up are: Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arkansas, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Louisiana.

TORNADO SAFETY

If you're ever in a tornado, you always want to know what to do. So this article is going to tell you how to stay safe during a tornado. . .

The first thing you need to know is what to do Before a tornado hits. . . Assemble an emergency preparedness kit, create a household evacuation plan that includes your pets, and stay informed about your community’s risk and response plan. When a tornado occurs you need to get under something sturdy such as a table, desk, or just find the center of the building you're currently in. Also you need to stay out of vehicles, windows, mobile homes, and stay inside. More options are. . . Go to a basement. If you don’t have a basement, go to an interior room without windows.

Now that you know about tornado safety, you will next learn about Tornado Records.

Tornado records

Tornadoes are verydangerous, although you probably know this from the last paragraph. Now that you know how to survive tornadoes, you might as well learn how lucky you are to have that shelter based off of tornado records. According to “What Tornado”, there was a tornado that caused 2.9 billion dollars of damage called the Joplin Tornado. That is a lot if you couldn't tell… There was also a tornado called the Daulatpur-Saturia Tornado that killed roughly 1,300 people! Finally, there was a tornado that caused 323 more tornados to appear in only 24 hours! This was known as the Super tornado outbreak. Speaking of more tornados, there is a place known as “TORNADO ALLEY” Tornadoes are common In Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and south dakota, Get read for common tornadoes.Yes common. Well onto the fujita sca

CREDITS-Tornadoes

CREATORS

Melanie for What Are Tornadoes

Khulan for Where Tornadoes Occur

Melanie for How Tornadoes Form

Rylan for How To Stay Safe

Colin for Tornado Records

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Mrs. Schrader for telling us to do this

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