In the last 10 years, the US has averaged about 1,000 tornadoes per year, more than any other country on Earth. Second place belongs to Canada, with about 100. That's a pretty big difference. What is it about the U.S. Midwest that's earned it the nickname "Tornado Alley?" Keep scrolling for more on these destructive storms.
Why Does The United States Get So Many Tornadoes?
Why Do Tornadoes Hate America?
Why Tornadoes Are So Hard To Predict
Written by Curiosity Staff June 7, 2017
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