Twister Time

May 2008
Weekly Reader News - Senior;5/2/2008, Vol. 86 Issue 27, following p8
The article discusses how a tornado forms. Thunderstorms usually form where cool and dry air rests on top of warm and moist air. When the warm and moist air goes up, the cool air falls as rain. When both the cool air and rain go up into the clouds, the cool and warm air form a mesocyclone which forms a tornado at the back of the clouds.


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