Severe Weather and Storms

300 MPH
Tornato winds can exceed_____________.
What is a tornado?
Violently rotating column of air that extends from the thunderstorm to the ground.
one mile
A tornado can have a path up to _________.
Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Northern Texas, Ohio, Illinois
In what states is Tornado Alley located
Fujita Scale
used to measure tornado strength.

Fo is the weakest and F5 is the strongest.

1 to 10 minutes
Tornados normally last from _________________.
111 – 165 MPH, rated F2 – F3
The wind speed for a strong tornado