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Public safety A violently rotating storm—nature’s most violent weather phenomenon—produced in a very severe thunderstorm, appearing as a funnel cloud extending from the base of a cumulonimbus to the ground
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Boorn's passion for technology and strategic clarity, the Tornado Board and I are very confident that he has the leadership experience to drive Tornado's success for the next chapter.
The tornado was the deadliest twister ever recorded in the state.
says that Monday's tornado is at least an EF-4, meaning it had winds of between 166 and 200 miles per hour.
The tornado was one of at least 22 tornadoes that struck across six states on Monday, a day after a northeast-moving storm spawned over 20 tornadoes through Texas, Minnesota, Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma.
Tornado season runs from late winter through midsummer.
The date was April 27, 2011, and we were in the middle of one of the biggest tornado outbreaks in history.
Until Sunday evening, the Worcester tornado, which killed 94 people, was the last single tornado to kill 90 or more people.
The tornado grew quickly in size and intensity over the next few minutes as it approached Parkersburg.
Tornadoes regularly whirl through Tornado Alley because of the region's unique geographic features.
A tornado usually is seen as a rotating funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground from the base of a thundercloud.