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A Tornado Is... A powerful, circular windstorm that may be accompanied by winds in excess of 250 miles per hour.
Risks Posed by Tornadoes Tornadoes can: Rip trees apart. Destroy buildings. Uproot structures and objects. Send debris and glass flying. Overturn cars and mobile homes.
Fujita Wind-Damage Scale Measures tornado strength Six levels: F0: Light damage F1: Moderate damage F2: Considerable damage F3: Severe damage F4: Devastating damage F5: Incredible damage
Tornado Preparedness Know the risk. Identify a safe room. Learn the communitys warning system. Conduct family tornado drills.
Tornado Clues High winds Very large hail
During a Tornado... Keep windows and doors closed. Go to the safe room. Listen to EAS or NOAA Weather Radio.
A Tornado Is… Violently rotating column of air: –Extending between, and in contact with, cloud and earth’s surface –May be accompanied by winds in excess.
Tornadoes CERT Basic Training Hazards. A Tornado Is… ●Violently rotating column of air: Extending between, and in contact with, cloud and earth’s surface.
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