School is firmly in session—Do your kids know their tornado terms? (Ask them).
Needing some mealtime conversation topics? (Maybe you could even learn weather-related terms in the process when things may not seem as familiar). Let's give it a try.
Okay, kids, raise your hand if you know the answer to some key tornado-related questions:
- What is a tornado?
- How do tornadoes form?
- What are key factors for tornadoes to form?
- What do tornadoes look like?
- What is a funnel cloud?
- How do tornadoes stop?
Now, how about some tougher weather-related questions:
- What is a mesocyclone?
- What is a super-cell thunderstorm?
- What is a micro burst?
- What is a waterspout?
- What is hail? What is the largest hailstone recorded in the United States, and when?
- What is a gustnado?
- What is a land spout?
Need the answers? Find tornado and weather-related answers here from Weather Wiz Kid Crystal Wicker. And for more information on how to stay safe in North Texas and Southern Oklahoma, contact American Tornado Master.