Click to visit Radar Page. So occasionally we see in tornado videos the vortex increasing in intensity when it travels from one type of ground surface say a field into a grove of trees or a housing subdivision.
Whenever and wherever conditions are right, tornadoes are possible. See our explanation in the Tornado Types section.
The greatest harm may come from flying debris, which can be of any size or composition—paperclips, loose lumber, mailboxes, shards of glass, pieces of other cars, anything and everything—moving on average about 100 mph. Some small tornadoes can still do very violent damage of EF4 or EF5. Get under something sturdy or cover yourself with a mattress. Tornadoes need moisture and warm air to form, which is unusual at that latitude. Selma Blair cried tears of 'relief' when diagnosed with MS 1 min ago.
As powerful as they are, tornadoes account for only a tiny fraction of the energy in a thunderstorm. However, they have been known to occur in every state in the United States, on any day of the year, and at any hour. Multi-alarm fire near Boyertown 5 hours ago - Firefighter injured in multi-alarm blaze near Boyertown 15 mins ago - Bucks DA: If you are in a school, hospital, or shopping center, go to a pre-designated shelter area.
Rich Rolen for 69 News. Lehigh county DA's staff invited to UN conference on human trafficking 1 hr. Regardless of where you're hunkering down, it should be as far away from windows as possible.
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How can trees increase the wind speeds? A tornado is a violently rotating column of air in contact with the ground. I would like to volunteer to help NSSL during a tornado intercept field project. Do wider tornadoes cause more damage?
Chime In. Whether any of those people belonged in a vehicle near this tornado may be dubious. WNW 10 mph Wind Chill: What is the difference between a tornado watch and a tornado warning? Landmark Syracuse antiques store for sale.
So trying to drive away during that small window of opportunity could easily lead to your being trapped in your car as the tornado bears down on you.