The tri state tornado

The tri state tornado

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  • Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana 
  • March 18, 1925
  • The Tri-State Tornado
  • Abby Hall  class c
  • I heard that there is suppose to be a tornado tonight. 
  • A tornado is formed from a thunderstorm. When cool, dry air and warm, moist air mix with violent winds.
  • Mom, what is a tornado?
  • Later that night...
  • The Tri-State tornado traveled over 300 miles. 695 people died and 2,027 people were injured. This tornado or series of tornadoes was rated a F5 on the Fujita scale.  There is a debate on if the Tri-state tornado was just one tornado of a series of tornadoes. 
  • Tornadoes are predicted from daily forecast for severe thunderstorms. To be prepared for a tornado you need somewhere to like a basement. have a emergency kit at home.
  • During a tornado stay away from windows, and keep them closed. Find a interior room, hallway,or stairwell, the more wall between you and the tornado the better. 
  • After the tornado, if your house has been ruined, consider turning off your main utilities,including your natural gas, electricity, and water main. only consume food or water that was not damages by the storm.
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  • In the future maybe there could be better radars to predict the tornado faster. Also, to create less damage, buildings could have stronger foundations. 
  • The End
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