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I made this for my 5th graders learning about severe weather.
There is also a tornado activity at the end.

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  1. 1. What causes severe weather?
  2. 2. Lightning▪ Lightning kills 2,000 people each year▪ Oak trees are struck more than any other tree because they contain more water.▪ Is lightning helpful?
  3. 3. Lightning & Thunderstorms ▪ Thunderstorms have three main things to themLightning is a partof thunderstorm. ▪ Wind- a updraft is created andLightning has both takes warm moist air.positive and negative ▪ Water- for the rain dropscharges. ▪ Heat- heat helps with the positive and negative charges that helps makes lightning ▪ Some times there is even hail in storms
  4. 4. Blizzards▪ Snow storms▪ Noreaster▪ Safety
  5. 5. Hurricanes▪ Atlantic hurricane season last from June 1st to November 30th . The end date was October 31st.▪ Hurricanes were first given names in the 19th century by Clement Wragge, an Australian weatherman.▪ 2005 there were so many hurricanes that the NHC started to use the Greek alphabet.
  6. 6. What do hurricanes have to do with aftica?
  7. 7. Tropical disturbance Tropical depression Sandy
  8. 8. The Saffir-Simpson scale
  9. 9. Tornados▪ Tornadoes don’t last more than ten minutes.▪ Texas is the number one state for killer and the most tornadoes.▪ Where is tornado ally?
  10. 10. The Fujita Scale and how to find a possible tornadoTetsuya Theodore Fujita in 1971created the Fujita scale to ranktornadoes.This helps meteorologists tell thepublic in how severe the tornado willbe.
  11. 11. How is a tornado formed?▪ Step one: Air is rolled between two different winds.▪ Step two: This rolled air turns up so it is standing.▪ Step three: after the air stands up when it touches the ground it becomes a tornado.
  12. 12. Watches, warnings and emergencies Hurricane Tornadoes▪ Tropical storm and Hurricane watch- ▪ Tornado watch- means that there issued 48 hours prior to storm like maybe tornadoes in the area conditions to take effect. ▪ Tornado warning- a tornado has been▪ Tropical Storm and Hurricane Warnning- sighted. Take shelter issued 36 hours till storm hits the area in question. ▪ Tornado emergency- a large violent tornado is coming get inside.
  13. 13. How to make TornadoesThings we need…..•Duct tape•Water•2 Two liter bottles each