Where is Tornado Alley Why do most tornadoes form here?

Where do tornadoes mostly occur?

In the U.S. they are most common in the central plains of North America, east of the Rocky Mountains and west of the Appalachian Mountains. They occur mostly during the spring and summer; the tornado season comes early in the south and later in the north because spring comes later in the year as one moves northward.

Where is Tornado Alley 2020?

Tornado Alley is commonly used for the corridor-shaped region in the United States Midwest that sees the most tornado activity. While it is not an official designation, states most commonly included are Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Iowa, and South Dakota.

Why do tornadoes happen more in rural areas?

Statistically, tornadoes will hit more rural areas because there are more of them. Think about a dartboard. The bullseye is a small spot in the center. If you threw a dart at a dartboard, you are more likely to hit an area that surrounds the bullseye.

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