Talk:640: Tornado Hunter

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I'm not sure if Randall knew this, but the "EF" in the Enhanced Fujita ratings is still pronounced the same as the letter F.-- 02:51, 8 July 2013 (UTC)

I'm Australian, but I have been given to believe tornados don't normally occur in areas where cacti grow? (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Tornadoes are not as common in places such as Arizona and New Mexico (examples of states where cacti grow) as they are further East, but they do occur. "In the Southwestern United States, New Mexico reported 485 tornadoes during the 1950 to 2006 period (NCDC figures), California reported 355, Arizona reported 209, and Nevada reported 75.[15] New Mexico borders the notoriously tornado prone states of Texas and Oklahoma, hence the noticeably higher figures. Most of the tornadoes here happen in the very eastern part of the state. New Mexico's region and the desert landscape of the state help prevent the amount of twisters that happen in Oklahoma and Texas. [15] Arizona and New Mexico experience regular summer thunderstorms during their monsoon season. These are sometimes tornadic but rarely produce violent tornadoes." ( -- Npsych (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Added title text explanation. How it was that there wasn't one, yet no one marked it incomplete, I'll never know. 17:56, 27 December 2015 (UTC)