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The Tri-State Tornado. By: Courtney McGrath. MISSOURI. Ice Cream Cone. Honey Bee. SOUTH ILLINOIS. First Aquarium, 1893. 16 billion Oreos, 1995. INDIANA. Half A Million Letters. Gold Fish Farm, 1899. 1925. The Phantom of the Opera was released. 1925 World Series.

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The tri state tornado

The Tri-State Tornado

By: Courtney McGrath


Missouri

MISSOURI

Ice Cream Cone.

Honey Bee.


South illinois

SOUTH ILLINOIS

First Aquarium, 1893

16 billion Oreos, 1995


Indiana

INDIANA

Half A Million Letters.

Gold Fish Farm, 1899.


The tri state tornado

1925

The Phantom of the Opera was released.


1925 world series

1925 World Series

Pittsburg Pirates bet Washington Senators.


March 18 1925

March 18, 1925

-Thunderstorm, Missouri

-took a North East path.


The tri state tornado

-Flattened 15,000 homes

-Estimated time: 3 ½ hours


Longest in the world roughly 219 miles

-Longest in the world.-Roughly 219 miles.


Wind speeds of 70 mph hit ground for 3 hours

-wind speeds of 70 mph.-hit ground for 3 hours.


Nearly 700 people killed deadliest in the world

-nearly 700 people killed.-deadliest in the world.


Cost 17 million in property damage f5 storm

-cost $17 million in property damage.-F5 storm.


The tri state tornado

  • Wind Speed Increases.

  • Horizontal Spinning In Lower Atmosphere.

Step 1:


The tri state tornado

  • Rising air tilts.

  • Horizontal to Vertical.

Step 2:


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  • 2-6 mile rotation.

  • Most violent part of the storm.

Step 3:


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  • Rotating wall cloud (picture)

  • Rain free. (rain in background)

Step 4:


The tri state tornado

  • Tornado forms.

  • Golf ball sized hail forms.

Step 5:


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