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Tornadoes: The What, When & Where

Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. [caption id=”attachment_9630″ align=”alignleft” width=”151″ caption=”A sequence of images showing the birth of a tornado. First, the rotating cloud base lowers. This lowering becomes a funnel, which continues descending while winds build near the surface, kicking up dust and other debris. Finally, the visible funnel extends to the ground, and…