Environment Magazine

World's Top Storm-Chasing Destinations

Posted on the 20 December 2011 by Gerard @presurfer
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Terrifying and exhilarating, tornadoes are nature's wildest storms. Usually foreshadowed by an eerie lull, a typical tornado appears as a funnel-shaped cloud spinning amid whirling winds that can reach up to 300 mph. The punch a tornado packs can wreck a neighborhood in seconds. The 'damage paths' a tornado carves can be over one mile wide and 50 miles long.
Unfazed, some thrill-seekers chase twisters and super-storms for the adrenaline rush liable to morph into terror as their vehicles shudder. Ready to rumble? Fasten your seatbelts and come on a lightning tour of the world's wildest storm-chasing destinations: howling hotspots racked by hard rain and hail.The Presurfer

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