Things To Know About Tornadoes

Learn what you can about one of the most dangerous and unpredictable storms on earth.
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Last updated: April 23, 2014
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Area from Texas to North Dakota most succeptible to tornadoes.
Tornado Alley
'Enhanced' tornado damage scale named for this Japanese-American meteorologist.
Fujita
Tornado over ocean, lake or sea.
Waterspout
Missouri town hit by EF-5 in May, 2011; Largest U.S. death toll since 1955.
Joplin
Tornado when it's not in contact with the ground.
Funnel cloud
UK tornado intensity scale or office that oversees British twisters.
TORRO
Ohio town levelled by F-5 in 1973 Super Outbreak
Xenia
Baby Elvis Presley survived the 1936 ______(MS)-Gainsville, GA Tornado Outbreak.
Tupelo
Large ice balls that accompany many twisters.
Hail
1912 'cyclone' destroyed this Saskatchewan city.
Regina
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Number of U.S. states impacted by March 18, 1925 twister that killed nearly 700.
Three
Religious holiday that saw tornado outbreaks in 1920, 1965 and 1995.
Palm Sunday
Tornadoes can also spawn inside these much bigger storms.
Hurricanes
It is believed a tornado saved this capitol from being destroyed by the British in 1812.
Washington D.C.
U.S. State Dorothy Gale lived in before twister took her to Oz.
Kansas
Lowering cloud base from mesocyclone that produces tornadoes.
Wall Cloud
Oklahoma City suburb hit by EF-5 in 1999, 2013.
Moore
Michigan and Massachusetts were impacted by the 1953 _____-Worcester Tornado Outbreak.
Flint
Color of cloud that would indicate ice, severe conditions.
Green
This U.S. state has the highest number of tornadoes per square mile.
Florida
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Jan 11, 2017
please accept "hurricane" for hurricanes. Great quiz otherwise.