NWS Central Region Service Assessment. Joplin, Missouri, Tornado – May 22, 2011. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE . National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
What to Do Before, During, and After a Tornado Tornado Watches and Warnings The National Weather Service issues a tornado watch when tornadoes are likely to develop.
Iowa Tornado Statistics. 2011. Compiled by: Craig Cogil. Total Number of Tornadoes: 50 . Number of Injuries: 16 . Number of Deaths: 0
Know the Difference Tornado Watch Tornadoes are possible in and near thew atcharea. Review and discuss your emergencyplans, and check supplies and your safe room.
2 TABLE OF CONTENTS: A GUIDE TO DEVELOPING A TORNADO EMERGENCY PLAN FOR SCHOOLS IN MICHIGAN I. INTRODUCTION. A. Purpose of Guide. B. Who will Develop Your Plan?
MYTH: Low pressure with a tornado causes buildings to "explode" as the tornado passes overhead. Violent winds and debris slamming into buildings cause most structural damage.
United States Tornado History Impact Forecasting ® is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aon Corporation 1 The United States has the highest occurrence of tornadoes of any nation in the world.
Tornado! • Subject: • Grade(s): 6-8 • Duration: Two class periods Lesson Plan Sections • Objectives • Materials • Procedures • Adaptations • Discussion Questions • Evaluation • Extensions • Suggested Readings • Links • Vocabulary • Academic Standards ...
1 Tornadoes •Most tornado damage paths in Illinois are less than 100 yards wide and a couple of miles long, but can be up to a mile wide and more than 60 miles long.