Monthly Archives: December 2014

Massachusetts Worst Experience

Although the average tornado that comes through Massachusetts is rated EF0 or EF1, the state is not immune to the tremendous powers of higher-rated storms. On June 9, 1953, an EF4 tornado ripped through Worcester County. The tornado lasted 84 minutes, tore through … Continue reading

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Tornado Season

Tornadoes occur in every month, in every year since records have been kept on tornadoes. Each state in the Continental United States can experience a tornado during any season of the year, but the likelihood of a tornado lessens in … Continue reading

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Rare “Tornadoes”

Two of natures most mysterious versions of tornadoes is the firenado and snownado. In a firenado, a pocket of really hot air at the surface mixes with cold air aloft and a slight shift in wind direction and the vortex of … Continue reading

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History’s Most Powerful Storm

In 1925, the Tri-State Tornado reeked havoc through Missouri, Illinois and Indiana on March 18. The tornado lasted nearly three hours, traveled 219 miles in that time, and was the deadliest tornado in history, killing 695 and injuring over 2,000. The Tri-State Tornado … Continue reading

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Hot Gas Tornadoes?

What could be more terrifying than a space tornado that could envelop the Earth, how about a tornado made of liquidized hot gas capable of burning the Earth in seconds? NASA has video of tornadoes forming on the sun. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HN7I9KQjVG8 These … Continue reading

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Tornadoes in Space?

Have you ever heard of or seen the Northern Lights? Well, scientists have discovered that the Northern Lights is actually a vortex of energy particles from the sun that spin down, interacting with the atmosphere of the Earth. Although these storms … Continue reading

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Storm Chasing

The popularity in chasing tornadoes has been growing ever since daredevil meteorologists have been chasing down these storms. These chasers are not your average meteorologists, they are super intelligent men and women who can predict who will be hit directly … Continue reading

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