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The enormous loss of life associated with the 2011 tornado season thus far is truly staggering.
After the Joplin, Mo., tornado May 22 and the recent . . . Continue reading
A tornado is a powerful column of winds that rotate around a center of low pressure. The winds inside a tornado spiral inward and upward, often exceeding speeds of 300 mph. For a thunderstorm to produce a tornado requires warm humid air near the surface with cold dry air above. Continue reading