Skip to main content

Disasters: Tornado

How Stuff Works

Offers articles, images, and videos on tornadoes, vortexes, and tornado ratings.

Killer Tornado of 1928

Read the amazing story of Dale Larson's encounter with a killer tornado in Thurston County, Nebraska in 1928.


Learn all about tornadoes from this very comprehensive site from the NSSL.

Rate Tornado Damage

Use this interactive site to rate various areas of tornado damage, and learn about tornado rating systems in the process!

Web Weather for Kids

Find out the causes and effects of tornadoes.

Tornado Image Gallery

West Virginia Library Commission
1900 Kanawha Blvd East | Culture Center, Bldg. 9 | Charleston, WV 25305
In-State Toll Free : (800) 642-9021 | (304) 558-2041