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?
Lightning & Thunderstorms ▪ Thunderstorms have three main things to themLightning is a partof thunderstorm. ▪ Wind- a updraft is created andLightning 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
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.
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?
The Fujita Scale and how to find a possible tornadoTetsuya Theodore Fujita in 1971created the Fujita scale to ranktornadoes.This helps meteorologists tell thepublic in how severe the tornado willbe.
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.
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.
How to make TornadoesThings we need…..•Duct tape•Water•2 Two liter bottles each