Understanding The Energy Of Killer Tornadoes
This has already been a bad year for natural disasters in the United States.
For over a month, tornadoes, hail, and rain storms have caused massive damage across the country. Killer tornadoes have devastated towns in Alabama, Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Georgia, Tennessee, and most recently, Massachusetts, just to name a few.
If you’ve seen Twister, you know that the bigger the number associated with a certain tornado, the more destructive it will be.
In this infographic, WellHome takes a look at just how much energy and power are in these destructive storms and the role the EF scale plays in determining the strength of the tornado. Click twice to zoom.
(And don’t forget to scroll all the way to the bottom for links about protecting your family and helping the victims of this season’s worst natural disasters).
Graphic Created By WellHome Energy Audits
Image Credit: Flickr – stoic