Indiana Tornado Flashcards

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When did the Indiana Tornado occur?
November 2005
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---- tornadoes formed within ---- supercells?
4 tornadoes formed within 2 supercells
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What was unusual about when the storm occured?
Storms usually happen between March-June and in the day time
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Which town was most affected?
Evansville
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When did the tornado hit Evansville?
1.50am
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How long did the tornado last?
10 hours
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How many people were killed and injured?
22 killed & 230 injured
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How much did it cost in damages?
$93 million
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Out of the 500 buildings destroyed, how many were mobile homes?
255 mobile homes were destoryed
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How many homes were cut off from mains electric?
25,000 homes
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How long before did the sirens activate?
30 minutes prior to the tornado
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How did the local community help the situation?
There was a huge community response to help those affected
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How many families did the Red Cross supply relief to?
25 families
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What improvements have weather channels made?
Employed more advanced satellites and monitoring techniques + on the lookout 24/7
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---- tornadoes formed within ---- supercells?

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4 tornadoes formed within 2 supercells

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What was unusual about when the storm occured?

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Which town was most affected?

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When did the tornado hit Evansville?

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