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What conditions are necessary for tornadoes to form? Tornados are born from a variety of conditions, but all share a common origin in supercell thunderstorms. Supercells contain the most-important ingredient in the making of a tornado: a spinning column of air at its center, called a vortex. As a supercell…

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10 Tornado Factoids

Get more Tips here! Tornadoes remain deadly and relatively unpredictable, despite recent advancements in weather science. • a tornado, or twister, is a violently rotating column of air that extends between the earth’s surface and a cloud, usually a cumulonimbus cloud. • most tornadoes last for less than ten minutes…

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