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Where do tornadoes live?

Tornado and severe weather warnings remain in effect with people in the region urged to seek shelter. The emergency warnings come as a major storm moves from the Rockies to the East Coast. The main threat to Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Indiana was strong tornadoes and damaging winds on Friday night, ABC News reported. They …

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Can tornadoes see?

A tornado is a narrow, violently rotating column of air that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground. Because wind is invisible, it is hard to see a tornado unless it forms a condensation funnel made up of water droplets, dust and debris. Can tornadoes be easily spotted? The warnings always came from the local …

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Are tornadoes made of water?

They’re usually dark gray, made of condensed water like other clouds. Tornadoes get their color from moisture, plus things picked up along the way. “It’s like a cloud at some point,” Oswald explained. Another frequently asked question is “Are tornadoes made mostly of liquid water?”. Here is my new theory of tornado construction/means of destruction: …

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