Natural Disasters - Tornadoes

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DMNS Weather Central
Mars Exploration Rovers

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Colorado-Mile Wide Tornado
2008 tornado - story, images and videos

NOAA Links
Tornado FAQ
Tornadoes-Nature's Most Violent Storms

FEMA Links
FEMA Tornadoes Fact Sheet 
How to Prepare for a Tornado

Wikipedia Links
Tornadoes of 2011

Other Links
The Devils of Mars - NASA

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tornado.jpg Images of Tornadoes

Dimmit_Sequence.jpg A sequence of images showing the birth of a tornado. First, the rotating cloud base lowers. This lowering becomes a funnel, which continues descending while winds build near the surface, kicking up dust and other debris. Finally, the visible funnel extends to the ground, and the tornado begins causing major damage. This tornado, near Dimmitt, Texas, was one of the best-observed violent tornadoes in history.

Dust_devil.jpg A dust devil in Arizona

123624main_dust_devil_mars_web.jpg Martian dust devil

Waterspout-Trombe.jpg A waterspout near the Florida Keys

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MOVIES ___________________

ChangesInWeather-tn.png Long Term Changes in Weather: What We Do and Don't Know - Presented by Dr. Betsy Weatherford PhD CU-Boulder

21DeadlyTornadoes-tn.png 21 Deadly Tornadoes - Watch the fiercest winds on the planet wreak havoc and destruction! Videos of 21 of the biggest tornadoes ever unleashed on the earth, captured by Storm Chasers from around the world.



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