Located in the central regions of the United States, Tornado Alley is an area with higher than average tornado activity. According to the National Climatic Data Center, Tornado Alley includes the states of Kansas, Oklaho... More » Science Weather & Tides Storms

The central states that make up Tornado Alley are typically named to be Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and South Dakota, but also may include Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Ohio and Indiana. Tornado Alley is a term created... More » Geography United States

Visit Google Maps or MapQuest to find a map of Alligator Alley. This stretch of road, which crosses the Everglades in Florida, is also known as Everglades Parkway. More » Geography
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The largest concentration of tornadoes occur in Tornado Alley, which encompasses most of the Great Plains of the central United States. One quarter of the most significant tornadoes in the United States occur in Tornado ... More » Science Weather & Tides Storms

The most infamous tornado in U.S. history occurred on March 18, 1925. The tornado, which started in Reynolds County, Missouri, became known as the "Tri-State Tornado" because of its massive effects on Missouri, Illinois ... More » Science Weather & Tides Storms

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