Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 by ThatLibraryLady


Our sympathies go out to those who lost loved ones in yesterday’s tornado in Oklahoma.

Extreme weather fascinates and scares us. The more we know, the more we can be prepared to deal with these events.

Smithsonian Magazine has a map of tornado activity and a time-lapse video of yesterday's storm.

LiveScience charts tornado deaths over the years. 

Our Science eResources offer more about tornadoes including tornado experiments.

The National Weather Service provides resources for severe weather preparedness. 

More on Tornadoes

Tornado Movies:    

Tornado Alley Tornado AlleyTwister TwisterWizard of Oz Wizard of Oz

Tornado books:

How Do Tornadoes Form? How Do Tornadoes Form?Storm Chaser Storm Chaser

Storm Kings Storm Kings Storm Kings Audio: Storm Kings

Tornado! Tornado!

Image: Tornado. Photography. Encyclop&aeli