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Can you stop a tornado?
1. Recent research indicates that in order to form, a tornado needs both a cold, rainy downdraft and a warm updraft. To stop a tornado from forming, just heat this cold downdraft until it's cold no longer.
What are 5 warning signs that a tornado may occur?
A dark, often greenish, sky. Wall clouds or an approaching cloud of debris. Large hail often in the absence of rain. Before a tornado strikes, the wind may die down and the air may become very still.
Is a tornado made of clouds?
Produced when a rotating column of air condenses, funnel clouds are the visible part of tornadoes that extend downward from the parent thunderstorm cloud. But remember, not until the funnel reaches the ground or "touches down" is it called a tornado.
What is the most dangerous cloud?
These clouds are capable of producing lightning and other dangerous severe weather, such as tornadoes and hailstones. Cumulonimbus progress from overdeveloped cumulus congestus clouds and may further develop as part of a supercell. Cumulonimbus is abbreviated Cb.
What a tornado called before it touches the ground?
If it does not reach the ground, then it is called a funnel cloud. If it does reach the ground, it's a tornado. Debris and dust is kicked up where the narrow end of the funnel touches the ground. Tornadoes, also called twisters, are columns of air rotating dangerously fast.