The Year of the Tornadoes, 1985
It was over in minutes. The roar outside was gone. Many families left their basements to find that their world had been changed forever. In many cases their house and their entire town were destroyed. Even with all the destruction, they were relieved that they had survived the Tornado Outbreak of 1985.
Have you ever wondered how fast the winds in a tornado blow, or how large a tornado is when it is on the ground? Do you know what part of the world has the most tornadoes and how they occur? Learn about tornadoes by reading the story of one of the worst tornado outbreaks ever to hit the northeastern United States. Find out how you can be prepared when severe weather comes your way.