MidWest Region 5M Bella, Matt, and Bobby

There are many states in the Midwest such as Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

The Midwest has all 4 seasons, Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring. In the winter it can be very cold and get up to 13°F . In the summer it can get up to 100°F.

In the winter, the Midwest gets an average of 51 inches of snow and below 0°. The summers are humid and very hot and can get in the 80s and 90s. Spring time and in the fall bring the same cool temperatures like 50s-70s carrying rushing winds.

Thunder and lightning storms happen a lot in the Midwest. Part of the Midwest is called, "Tornado Alley."

The average yearly temperature is 50°F in the Mid-west.

Tornado

The Mid-west has a population with about 61 million people living there. In the many states, there are multiple agricultural lands such as forests up in the North, great Lakes, and urban areas that include eight of the region's 50 most populous cities. There has been many shifts in population, air, climate change, and water pollution. On Easter, March 23, 1913, over 1,000 homes were destroyed or damaged and 101 people were killed from a single tornado. It went through 4 counties, and was ranked and F4, which means it was very dangerous.

There are many plains in the Midwest that farmers grow crops on.
This is the weekly weather in Springfield IL during a week in February 2017
The barometer is used to measure wind pressure. The Midwest Meteorologists use this weather instrument a lot since the wind carry all through the year.
Hygrometer is used to measure humidity. It is useful to know the humidity around the air of the Midwest so they know what to expect. The Midwest is known for the unusual weather changes so it is important to know what's coming.
Lastly, the thermometer is used to measure temperature. Temperature is the degree or intensity of heat present in a substance or object. It is useful to have a thermometer because you need to know what to wear outside and what the weather is like.

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