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Name: Brittani
Status: student
Grade: 9-12
Location: MI
Country: N/A
Date: 10/31/2005


Question:
I remember seeing something on TV about tornados and I had see the most amazing tornado, it had a big wedge tornado and two rope tornados rotating around the wedge tornado. I cannot remember the name of this kind of tornado, but I think its called a carousel tornado. Would you please help me identify and understand this kind of tornado?


Replies:
Tornados come in many shapes and forms. And their formation is not entirely understood. I think you will find a fascinating trail of information by searching the term: "tornado types". I did!! Many sites also had very graphic pictures. I did not find the term "carousel tornado" but it may be there on one of the sites.

Vince Calder


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