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February 6, 2023
How Do Tornado Sirens Work?

How Do Tornado Sirens Work The sound of tornado sirens is a signal that the tornado is near and the threat is severe. These signals are a very effective way to warn people in the short term, but only when used in combination with other communication methods such as television, radio and NOAA weather radio. […]

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February 6, 2023
How Many People Died in the Joplin Tornado?

How many people died in the joplin tornado The death toll from a May 22, 2011, tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri, is nothing short of staggering. It marked the first time a single tornado has killed more than 100 people since 1953 in Flint, Michigan. It also marked the first time a tornado caused more […]

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February 6, 2023
How to Build a Tornado Shelter

Tornadoes are a type of severe storm that can be life-threatening, and if you live in tornado-prone areas it is a good idea to build a tornado shelter. A tornado can carry wind speeds of up to 250 mph (400 km/h), which can blow a house off its foundation. How to Build a Tornado Shelter […]

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February 6, 2023
What Does a Tornado Sound Like?

Tornadoes are a dangerous force of nature that can wreak havoc in just a matter of minutes. They're a common weather threat in the United States and around the world. They occur during the spring and summer in the central plains of the country, east of the Rocky Mountains, and west of the Appalachian mountains. […]

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