Stormy Weather


What is the difference between a tornado watch and a warning?

A tornado watch means that weather conditions within the next few hours are favorable for the formation of tornadoes. When a watch is issued, it is wise to listen to radio or television reports for updates, and you should make any preparations necessary in case you need to seek immediate shelter. A tornado warning means that an actual tornado has been spotted on Doppler radar, or by an observer in your area, and you should immediately take shelter.


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