A drill bit tornado (or drill-bites, as we like to call them) is an extreme cyclone that is a lot of fun to watch. They can be as ferocious as any other cyclone, and often aren’t far from the ground when they happen. The most common drill bit tornadoes are from storms moving through high-wind areas such as mountains, valleys and coastal plains. The best way to protect yourself against a potential drill-bites is to get familiar with the local terrain and weather conditions so that you can react in a timely manner should a cyclone actually hit your town.
There are many things to learn about a drill bit tornado, the most important is that it can be dangerous, so be sure to know your stuff and always take shelter.
We’ll have more information for you in the future. Check back regularly for forecasts and other tornado-related news. The most important thing to remember is that tornadoes can occur at any time of year, and are highly unpredictable.