Why does Michigan have tornadoes?
Same reason all other places have tornadoes. They can occur in all 50 states. In Michigan, they are most common in lower MI.
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A tornado is a violent, whirling windstorm that crosses land ina narrow path. It can result from wind shear and updrafts inside athunderstorm. The usual form is a funnel-shaped cloud withdestructive spinning winds, that descends from a cloud to theground over a relatively short period of time. Powe…rful tornadoes create the highest wind speeds on the surface ofthe Earth, which may be in excess of 200 mph (320 kph). The windsand debris will destroy houses and similar structures, and maycause numerous fatalities. Tornadoes are spawned by mesocyclones,and also form as tropical cyclones come ashore. According to the Glossary of Meteorology (AMS 2000), a tornado is"A violently rotating column of air, pendant from a cumuliformcloud or underneath a cumuliform cloud, and often (but not always)visible as a funnel cloud." Literally, in order for a vortex to beclassified as a Tornado, it must be in contact with the ground andthe cloud base. Weather scientists haven't found it so simple inpractice, however, to classify and define Tornadoes. . Tornado is sometimes referred to as "twister". A tornado is arotating column of air in contact with the ground and looks like afunnel cloud. (MORE)
Yes. Michigan has about 15 tornadoes each year on average. Three ofthese tornadoes have been rated F5, including the Flint, Michigantornado of 1953 which was one of the deadliest in U.S. history.
There is no official tornado season, however activity is generallyhighest in the months of May through July, peaking in June. Asclimates shift over time from decade to decade, so does the tornadoseason.
North of Ohio! It is the only state surrounded by lakes. East of the Missisipi. In the Great Lakes Region of the United States of America. To the North of Michigan it is Canada Michigan consists of two peninsulas, which are not connected to each other by land Try this map, Michigan is the… red country: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Map_of_USA_MI.svg Its in the nother part of the united states of America. The southern part of Michigan is above Indiana and Ohio. The northern part of Michigan is above Wisconsin. Try this map, Michigan is the red country: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Map_of_USA_MI.svg Its in the nother part of the united states of America. The southern part of Michigan is above Indiana and Ohio. The northern part of Michigan is above Wisconsin. (MORE)
if you are around when a tornado attacks geat under a hevy piece of furnite ei.table and protect your head!!!!!!
You go in the basement and find something storey to hid under. you should not panic and remember all the things you need to do especially find a place where you can be safe ...
A tornado is made up of violently rotating air. It often contains moisture that has condensed as well as dust and sometimes debris that the tornado has picked up.
Yes. There have been three F5 tornadoes in Michigan: the Cass Citytornado of 1905, the Flint tornado of 1953 (one of the deadliest inU.S. history) and the Grand Rapids tornado of 1956.
A tornado can damage or destroy your property. Depending on where you are and how strong the tornado is you may be struck by flying or falling debris, crushed by falling trees and collapsing buildings, or picked up and thrown. All of these can result in injury or death.
not as much as in oklahom obviously but Michigan definitely has enough severe weather (including tornadoes) to keep things interesting.
First, when you're out of your Hiding Place, search for ANY family member(s), then wait intill Fire-Trucks, Police Cars, etc. arrives, and then ask them to dig ANY family member that is underneth.. There's not much to do after this
You take shelter in a tub or a basement. When you take shelter in a tub, put a mattress over the tub and your body.
Michigan's worst tornado struck the town of Flint on June 8, 1953 killing 116 people, marking it has the tenth deadliest tornado in U.S. history. The tornado reached F5 intensity, the highest rating on the Fujita scale.
Say " YES, I'M ALIVE"! make sure everything is OK if your house didn't get damaged by the tornado stay inside don't touch downed power lines they can shock you leave fluids alone and don't go in a damaged house or building until it is safe hope this helps
Yes. Michigan gets tornadoes every year. The worst tornado inMichigan history was an F5 that devastated portions of Flint andBeecher on June 8, 1953, killing 116 people.
You should immediately take cover. If you are driving and you see a tornado, do not try to outrun it. Get out of the car and get into the nearest ditch possible. If there is no ditch, curl up in a ball and cover your head near some shelter. If you are at school, go to the hallway where there are n…o windows and crouch down and cover your head. If you are at home, huddle in the basement or in some small room where there are no windows. (MORE)
In the years 1950-2011 Michigan had 963 confirmed tornadoes. Prior to that records are incomplete.
No. Although tornadoes are not uncommon Michigan it is not considered part of tornado alley.
Yes, Michigan has had tornadoes as strong as F5 on the Fujita scale and averages 13 tornadoes every year.
injure you . cause permanent disorders like deafness . leave people homeless or in poverty . they cause death
Take cover...and fast. Not sure about your question. Tornadoes will be tornadoes. As I said before take cover. I've always been taught to get into a closet. Or get into a bathtub with a mattress on top of you.
A tornado is a violently rotating column of air extending from thebase of a thunderstorm to the ground, often made visible by acondensation funnel. The powerful winds and flying debris in atornado are capable of cause severe damage to trees and property.Damage can range from broken tree limbs and mi…ssing shingles to thecomplete destruction of entire neighborhoods. The most powerfultornadoes can completel blow away even the sturdiest houses andstrip asphalt from roads. (MORE)
The deadliest tornado in Michigan History was the Flint, MichiganF5 tornado. It hit on June 8, 1953, killing 115. It was also thetenth deadliest tornado in U.S. history.
Michigan gets about 20 tornadoes per year on average. However,these tornadoes are usually not as strong as the ones in TornadoAlley.
Michigan averages about 15 tornadoes per year, though the number varies from year to year.
If you mean for safety the best thing to to is go to the basement or underground storm shelter if you have one. If you can't get to underground shelter get to the lowest floor and find a room or closet in the center of the building. A bathroom often provides good shelter. If possible cover yoursel…f with something such as a mattress to shield from debris. Stay away from windows. (MORE)
yes every year a place have a tornado and its possibility that your hometown is the target
Michican gets its fair share of tornadoes. Compared to otherstates, it is close to the median. It usually gets between a dozenand two dozen tornadoes per year, but has seen a few majoroutbreaks.
Yes, tornadoes are fairly common in Michigan. Most notable was the Flint, Michigan tornado of June 8, 1953. This F5 tornado killed 116 people, ranking it as one of the deadliest in U.S. history and the last U.S. tornado to kill more than 100 people.
Pretty high actually. Michigan averages a little less than 20 each year and has seen tornadoes as strong as F5.
In the event of a tornado the best thing to do is take cover ratherthan try to escape.
As with most regions, most Michigan tornadoes are supercell tornadoes. If you mean the most Fuijta ratings, tornadoes of all Fujita scale ratings, F0 to F5 have hit Michigan, though as with all places, the greatest portion are F0.
In the years 1989-2010 there were 349 tornadoes confirmed in Michigan. None have been recorded so far this year in the state.
Michigan gets its fair share of tornadoes, though not as many as in Tornado Alley. Michigan does not get hurricanes, which can only form over oceans.
If your in a house, get to a room with no windows(closet,bathroom,etc.). If your outside,get in a ditch(make sure it has no water in it). You can also get in a storm celler if you choose.
Yes, tornadoes are not uncommon in Michigan which averages about 17 tornadoes per year some of these have been especially destructive.
There will certainly be tornadoes in the future, hundreds of them happen every year. But there is no way of knowing exactly where or when they will occur.
The weather is unpredictable, so even tornadoes can't be predicted. A tornado can be generated at this time in any place on earth whereconditions are favorable. The places where you have the greatest chance to see thesephenomena are the U.S.A. (mainly inTornado Alley), Canada, northernMexico, Argent…ina, Uruguay, South Brazil, Europe, Russia, SouthAfrica, The valley of the Ganges, Bangladesh, eastern China, SouthKorea, Japan, The Philippines, west ernand east Australia, and NewZeland. If in these places there is a very intese thunderstorm calledsupercell there is afair chance that a tornado witll form,though not all supercells produce tornadoes. (MORE)
Tornadoes in Michigan can travel in any direction, but mostly they travel east or northeast.
Since record began in 1950 there have been 226 tornadoes in Michigan in the month of June. The total number is likely higher as prior to the creation of Doppler weather radar in the 1990s a large portion of weak tornadoes were missed.
Tornadoes have been recorded in Michigan in every month except December. However the majority of tornado activity in Michigan occurs in late spring and summer with June being the peak month.
The largest tornado in the East Jordan area was an F4 storm in 1956 that caused 24 injuries and 2 deaths. Generally, the East Jordan area is relatively free from tornadoes.
There alread have been. As of July 18, 2013 Michigan has had sixrecorded tornadoes. There will prbably be a few more before the endof the year, though there is no way of knowing where or when theywill hit. Michigan has tornadoes every year.
Michigan does have tornadoes. On average Michigan gets about 15tornadoes per year, but most are weak in will receive littleattention beyond local news. The last tornado in Michigan to becovered by the national news was an EF3 that caused significantdamage in the town of Dexter on March 15, 2012. The… worst tornadoin Michigan's history was an F5 that struck the north side of Flinton June 8, 1953, killing 116 people. (MORE)
The last tornado to hit southeastern Michigan was an F0 thatoccured in the Muskegon area on November 10, 1998.
If it is, it is highly unlikely. No tornado has been recorded inMichigan since official records began in 1950. This should not betaken as ab absolute no, however, since as recently as last year,Nebraska had its first ever February tornadoes on record, andtornadoes have hit Michigan in November and J…anuary. (MORE)
In terms of actual type, the tornado that hit near Taylor wasprobably a supercell tornado. In terms of strength, it was ratedF2.
The worst tornado in Michigan history was the F5 that struck thecommunities of Flint and Beecher on June 8, 1953, killing 116people. It ranks as the 10th deadliest tornado in U.S. history.
Yes. On average Michigan is hit by about 15 tornadoes per year.Most of these tornadoes are weak, but strong ones do occur. Threetornadoes in Michigan history were strong enough to be rated F5.
It is impossible to answer this question for two reasons: . It is impossible to predict when a location will next be hit bya tornado unless that tornado will strike in the next few minutes. . Even if such predictions were possible, you do not provide anyinformation on your location. For informa…tion on current weather hazards in the United States,including tornadoes, you may refer tot he website of the NationalWeather Service. (MORE)