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EOSC - Tornadoes

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you can recognize tornadoes by
funnel cloud
made of ...
water droplets
and/or by ...
debris cloud
made of ...
dust and debris
but some tornadoes are ...
invisible
shapes for tornadoes
cone
 
v-shaped
 
wedge
 
cylinder
 
hourglass
 
rope
shape and intensity ...
don't relate
what percent of supercells make tornadoes?
20-30%
they make the ...
strongest tornadoes
recognizing supercell rotation by ...
striations around the mesocyclone
 
rotating wall cloud
wall cloud
isolated lowering of cloud base
beneath ...
rising cumulus towers
on the ...
SW flank
outside of the ...
precipitation region
this is where ...
tornadoes form
tornado movement
SW to NE
speed at center
0 - 100 km/hr
which means that you can ...
drive away
what causes the damage from tornadoes
rotational winds at center
which are ...
much faster
use what scale?
enhanced fujita scale
which uses the ...
amount of damage
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or in europe ...
TORRO scale
which uses the ...
wind speed
tornadoes are (time) ...
short
damage path is ...
narrow
 
long
generally ...
straight
where to be if inside
below ground
 
not in a mobile home
where to be if outside
ditch
 
below line of fire
where to be if car
drive away
where are tornadoes?
north america
specifically
tornado alley
tornado outbreak
6 in a day and place
or ...
many in a week
often associated with ...
squall lines
tornado evolution 1
wall cloud
 
dust whirl
2
funnel cloud
 
bigger dust whirl
3
mature tornado
4
decaying rope stage
5
dissipating
tornado forecasting
very hard
tornado watch
6 to 12 hour forecast
tornado warning
there is one now
 
get to shelter
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