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Tornadoes can happen in most of the U.S., not just in the 'Alley'

Published May 21, 2013 12:45 pm

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Tornado Alley may be home to the most dangerous tornadoes, but it's not the only place they're found.

Tornadoes can happen in most of the U.S., not just in the 'Alley'

Oklahoma is recovering from a devastating tornado that hit Monday night, but tornadoes come in all shapes and sizes, and they can come from anywhere, not just in the middle section of the United States that has been dubbed "tornado alley." Anywhere there is potential for instability in the atmosphere, there is a chance for tornadic activity. In 2012, parts of New York City were hit by a tornado, damaging homes and beach houses along the Atlantic. Fortunately, no one ...

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