- A Rotating, funnel shaped cloud extending from a thunderstorm towards the ground.
- A dark, sometimes green, sky
- An approaching cloud of debris
- A loud roar (similar to a freight train)
- A strange calm after a thunderstorm
- Debris falling from the sky
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i have a plan for tornado , fire, lockdown on the wall in ever room in the house and the bags in each room of the house
Well,basement’s are very safe in severe weather so I take it as a yea
Your very safe
Tornado clouds will form fingers. These are actually small tornadoes that have not yet touched the ground. So the shape of the cloud can also provide clues.
We were hit by tornadoes around 7 years ago. It is incredible the amount of damage it can cause. The most useful item I had after the tornadoes struck was my chainsaw. It destroyed around 50 of my large trees either by breaking them in half like twigs or completely uprooting them. Generally after a tornado strikes most people have the mistaken belief that the government will come in and fix things. In my experience, recovery was done by the individual, a few close friends and neighbors and the electrical power company.
I have lived my entire life in tornado country. In early spring I put any keepsakes or valuables in the basement of the house along with heavy duty shoes/boots and a change of clothing. My bug out bag is already there along with a wrench to shut off the gas and water. A lot of tornados happen at night so having a change of clothes and good strong footwear in the shelter is critical. In the aftermath of a tornado there will be glass, tree branches, nails etc. You don’t want to be walking around barefoot or in pajamas and slippers.
That is a great question! I was unable to find much about ice falling prior to a tornado, but since hail stones are basically giant balls of ice, I wouldn’t be surprised if ice could be a precursor to a tornado. Tornadoes can and do form in conditions in which they aren’t expected to form (such as high elevation), so it’s really difficult to say what exactly can or cannot happen before a tornado.
I live in Kansas and the other day, there was a tornado heading our direction, but it went to another state, but if it starts hailing during a thunderstorm and suddenly ice starts falling instead, is that a sign of a tornado? I think I read it somewhere, but I want to be sure since I am kind of paranoid especially since it has been raining for almost 2 days.
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Tornadoes need warm juicy air at ground level to live. The water in the air turns to ice at low pressure inside a funnel . this sudden drop in air temp lowers air pressure locally and keep a tornado alive. without the warm juicy air at ground level none of that happens. So, hail stones are a great indication the conditions have been met.
Tornadoes are very dangerous big huge scary. My encounter with a tornado was when I was riding my bike with my brother everything felt different like we were in another world the wind stopped and then black clouds wind super fast sound like a fright train I made it to my friends house
this sucks i asked what do you see in order to have a tornado and its talkin about somethin else
Hi! I have a question. I live on the very top of a large cliff, and our basement is built into it, however it’s got a door to the outside, which is sort of the bottom of the cliff (it slants). Am I totally screwed even in my own basement? Or am I still safe?