Tornadoes

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by Rashana
Last updated 3 years ago

Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Weather and Climate
Grade:
9

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Tornadoes

Tornadoes!!!

1.Characteristics: violent rotationing column of air that contact with the ground. They have warm, humid air streams from the south mixed with cool air stream from the north. It has a central vertex of a tornado is about 328 feet in diameter.2.North Carolina has about 15 tornadoes a year. They mostly occur on the eastern part of North Carolina bringing danger.Eastern North Carolina sees about 2-4 tornadoes in March and September.3.On January 11, 2012 a tornado hit Hickory,North Carolina. It impacted the North Shore of Lake Hickory and the Lake Hickory Marina. The property damage was mostly peeling of roofs, overturn of boats and docks. There was about 15 people hurt and 75 homes damaged.4.Most local organization make sure people are aware of what to do during a tornado drill. School make kids so it every year for practice.


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