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Tri-State Tornado, 1925. By: Taylor Budwash. Missouri, Illionis , & Indiana. Illionois nickname is the Prairie State. As of 2008, the population of Illionis was 12,901,563. 1925. The New Yorker publishes it’s first issue. Hairstyles in 1925. Year of the scope monkey trial.

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Tri-State Tornado, 1925

By: Taylor Budwash.


Missouri, Illionis, & Indiana

  • Illionois nickname is the Prairie State


As of 2008, the population of Illionis was 12,901,563.


1925

The New Yorker publishes it’s first issue.


Hairstyles in 1925

  • Year of the scope monkey trial.


Killed 695 people

Destroyed 15,000 homes

Tri-state tornado


  • Tornado lasted 3.5 hours

  • Rode across 219 miles of land


  • Longest tornado track in world

  • Tornadoes were unpredictable in 1925


  • Damage track was f2 intensity

  • Deadliest tornado in U.S history


  • Total damage was about $18 million

  • Deadliest, longest twister


  • Highest 73 mph

  • Appeared as rolling mass of boiling clouds


Tornadoes

  • Powerful rotating columns of air that reach the ground.


  • Tornado alley has more tornadoes than anywhere in the world


  • Three different types of tornadoes

  • Weak, strong, violent


  • Weak tornadoes are waterspout tornadoes that form on water.


  • Tornadoes form when polar air meet with hot tropical air


  • Fujita scale determines the intensity of the tornado.

  • F0- F5


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