FC: Tornadoes By Sierra Tamez
1: A tornado is a violent wind storm over land characterized by long, funnel shaped cloud extending towards the ground made visible by condensation and debris.
2: How Tornadoes are formed | updraft tightens and spins plus speeds up causing a sometimes massive thunderstorm. | The rain and hail fall down causing the developing funnel to fall down with it causing a tornado. | inds at two different altitudes rotate and collide, which causes wind shear horizontally.
3: Number Of Deaths associated with tornadoes | THis years there has been 750 deaths that have been caused by tornadoes!!:(
4: Weak Tornado. the worst it can do is break branches and damage signs it can also ruin the roofs and windows of buildings and houses. | Strong tornado the worst it can do is destroy buildings or houses by ruining only the exterior walls | Violent tornado It is the worst and it can trow heavy cars totally demolish houses and buildings and uproot massive trees!
5: Tornado Safety Instructions If your in a house find shelter in a basement under a sturdy table. If you don't have a basement go to the first floor into a small interior room opposite side of tornado. If your in a school, Church or a store go to designated shelter away from glass large rooms and outside walls.DON'T GO TO YOUR PARKED CAR!!!! If your in a motel lie down in the lowest level interior hallway away from glass. as a last minute timing dive under a bed or put a mattress on top of yourself. If your in a vehicle drive away at the right angle movement of the tornado. DON'T GET CAUGHT IN YOUR VEHICLE they can get swept up as debris and you will die. If your in your car abandon your vehicle lie in a ditch or a low bridge. People who get under something usually survive!
6: Historical Storms 1840 Mississippi, Killed 317 and injured over 1,000 1884 Mississippi, Alabama, Noth Caorlina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, indiana, series of 60 tornadoes estimated 800 deaths. Eastern Nebraska, Western Iowa, Easter sunday 8 tornadoes 181 deaths. 1925 montana illinois, indiana Tri-State tornado Is the most violent in world history! 689 deaths injured over 2,000 and 16.5 million dollars in damage. 1974, 13 states a tornado outbreak of 148 twisters in 16 hours.over 330 died and 5,484 were injured damage path over 2,500 miles. 1985 ohio pennsylvania 27 tornadoes 756 deaths 450 million in damages.
7: tornadoes can be predicted by metoroligists by the weather and clouds. Tornadoes are most likely to form in the central u.s because it is dry and cool and causes turbulance.