Tornadoes are very dangerous . They can destroy houses, uproot trees, throw cars and damage buildings. Tornadoes can produce hail . Hail is frozen rain, but are shaped like tiny balls. The most violent tornados can reach speeds of up to 450 kilometers per hour!!!
It is important to be prepared for Tornadoes because they can happen very suddenly. When there are severe thunderstorms and the sky is very dark, watch the news and be prepared to take cover soon.
TORNADO WATCH - Tornadoes are possible in your area. Stay tuned to the radio or television news. TORNADO WARNING - A tornado is either on the ground or has been detected by Doppler radar. Seek shelter immediately!
The best place to stay is in a storm shelter. The next best place would be a basement. If your house does not have a basement, go to an interior room that doesnt have windows, like a bathroom. If you choose the bathroom, stay in the bathtub. If you live in an apartment building, go to the stairwell.