A Walk Down Tornado Alley

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The Basic Physics of Tornadoes Conceptualize darting through a field, as the environment becomes stagnant, the sky converts into a deathly green complexion, while hail embarks on a free fall. Fear loiters over one’s vertebra as the infiltrating sound of an alarm roams through the air. The decrepit sound of a freight train is augmenting louder and louder with every passing second. He/She looks around and becomes flabbergasted at the abysmal sight that is a vortex of wind on the horizon! Instinctively this person endeavored to run, but soon realized one could not out run this nightmare. The wind’s intensity increased as he/she felt a vigorous force pull one’s body away from the ground. The tornado’s strength elevated the body as he/she blacked out. Mother Nature’s wrath may be hellish and holds the potential to construct mass devastation. Tornadoes are a catastrophic technique used by nature, but to understand the concept of a twister; one must know the basics of the funnel, including: 1. Fundamental terms 2. What are tornadoes and why do they occur? 3. What are the different types of twisters? 4. When and where do tornadoes often occur and what are the warning signs of a tornado? The analysis of these questions will grant a profuse amount of information on the basics of a tornado. Basic Physic Terms /Laws To Understand Tornadoes Physics plays an immense role in discovering the development of a tornado. There are terms that need analyzing before one can comprehend how a tornado forms. The first physics law is the Conservation of Angular Momentum. This law helps explain that a rotating object tends to remain rotating with a constant angular momentum unless another force interferes. The next term is Archimedes’ Principle.... ... middle of paper ... ...ds much like a train, waterfall or even jets. The sky has the potential to turn a greenish-black color and clouds will be moving rapidly. The final warning sign for a tornado would be a funnel cloud that has not touched down yet. Although no one has discovered why tornadoes strike, we have gathered information galore about the natural disaster. Tornadoes remain to be one of the scariest formations of weather possible. If one is still not convinced, lets took at history. In 1989, there was a tornado that hit Bangladesh. The results were horrific. There were a total of 1,300 deaths along with 12,000 injuries. These tornadoes are rare, but can still happen, and maybe even stir up worse results. So next time one is aware of a tornado warning (maybe even a tornado watch), one will take the necessary precautions to be safe.

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