Tornadoes occur in other countries besides the US. However, the US heartland has ideal conditions for tornadoes.
No. Tornadoes can occur almost anywhere in the world.
No. Tornadoes can occur almost anywhere that gets thunderstorms.
True. Of the four quadrants of the United States, the southeastern quadrant gets the most tornadoes.
No, tornadoes have been recorded on every continent except Antarctica. But usually, the US is the most common place for tornadoes, especially in Tornado Alley.
Alaska has only recorded 4 weak tornadoes since 1950.
True. The two most active areas for tornadoes in the U.S. are in the southeastern quadrant of the country.
There is none. All 50 states have had tornadoes. Even Alaska has had 4.
No. Intense tornadoes (those rated EF3 or higher) only account for about 3% of tornadoes in the U.S. Most tornadoes are rated as weak, EF0 or EF1.
Tornadoes in the U.S. are called tornadoes.
No. Many countries have tornadoes. The U.S. just gets more than other places.
Yes. This is the most tornado-prone region in the world.
"Tornadoes" or "Twisters".