Tornado reaction paper

The dryer vent had been shattered. To improve their preparedness, families should: Develop a plan to shelter in place. Do not touched downed power lines or anything in contact with such lines.

I survived a tornado

Lightening can and it will strike twice, three, four times in the same spot. If the outbreak is large enough, it is designated as a tornado super outbreak. The state patrol came to get my husband to help clear some of the roads. Samaras was a scientist and National Geographic explorer who was killed by a twister on May 31, , in El Reno, Oklahoma. Then it felt like the house exploded. Sometimes tornadoes are preceded by heavy rain, wind, and hail; at other times they seem to arise out of relatively clear conditions. In a split second, a piercing siren begins echoing against the wind, warning all in the town that a tornado has touched down. According to NOAA, the average amount of time between a tornado warning and the arrival of a storm is about 13 minutes. Never try to outrun a tornado.

Schools had let out early and after school events were either postponed or canceled. Stay informed about tornado alerts and current weather updates.

Fiction tornado stories

However, research shows that in much of the USA climate change is likely to lead to increase in the frequency of severe storms, and tornadoes form as a result of severe storms. Even canned goods! Tornadoes can last for a minute or an hour, and they can tear a damage path up to 10 miles 16 kilometers long. Families should take their pets to where they are sheltering and keep them under their direct control. Thankfully we made it safely and spent part of the night at the hospital. This is why tornado winds are much faster than hurricane winds, even in the eyewall. Where Tornadoes Come From A. If you use candles, make sure they are in safe holders away from curtains, paper, wood, or other flammable items. Then I saw the reason for the buzz-saw noise. My next thought was get to an interior hall so I ran to the bathroom, laid down on the floor and grabbed the toilet knowing it was bolted to the ground. Counselors are listed under Mental Health Services in the yellow pages of your telephone directory.

The Tri-state tornado was the most deadly tornado in the United States. It was probably the only thing besides the dog that saved us. North America 1. I asked my mom "why?

Children will be less likely to experience prolonged fear or anxiety if they know what to expect after a tornado. In Los Angeles County, the weather service issued a tornado warning because the storm was so severe; the radar showed the beginnings of a tornado formation and a few severe thunderstorms.

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They had been sitting on their porch and saw the funnel and ran. It's like there's aliens are getting the leaves! This is partly because of the time of day it occurred — at around 3pm, parents were out and about picking up children from school and some children were still in class.

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