week 7

Tornadoes, they are all over.  They can be anysize big small.  Every tornado has its own color, sound and shape.  The most powerfull tornados in the world are in the United States.  Most tordados occor at anytime mostly and 3pm-9pm.  Tornadoes have been reported in every state in the US and also in every season.  Most of the world’s destructive tornadoes occur during the the summer in mid-western states of the US. US States most often hit by tornadoes include Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma and Florida.  The safest place to be during a Tornado is underground, which makes basements and cellars the ideal shelters to get away from Tornadoes.

Tornados are sometimes called twisters.  In the southern hemisphere tornadoes usually rotate in a clockwise direction and in the northern hemisphere tornadoes usually rotate in a counterclockwise direction.  Tornadoes cause an average of 70 fatalities and 1,500 injuries in the U.S. each year.  They may strike quickly, with little or no warning. Tornadoes can accompany tropical storms and hurricanes as they move onto land.  When you hear tornado sierns you should go to save shelter. When i hear them i turn on the news.  Others might turn on the radio or on there phone. Tornado Watch means tornadoes are possible. Remain alert for approaching storms watch the sky.

These is how the weather is in a tornado warning.   Dark, often greenish skyLarge hail. A large, dark, low-lying cloud particularly if rotating. Loud roar, similar to a freight train. Many people are so crazy with tornadoes that they want to see it with their own eyes but none of them have been alive to tell the tale. Tornadoes are formed from the extremely large thunderstorms called super cells.  Tornadoes can be very destructive in nature with their speed ranging from 110mph to 300mph.  Tornadoes can last to about 1-2 hours or 4 hours, in extreme cases, and can be as tall as 75 feet.

http://tornado-facts.com/amazing-tornado-facts/

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/weather/tornado.html

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