Unformatted text preview: B.) * A rotating updraft is called a Mesocyclone. * Tornadoes are most commonly formed when cool air, warm moist air, and dry air collide. * In order to be categorized as a level 5 tornado “the strongest level” the winds must be over 200 mph. 2. A.) Most Thunderstorms occur in Florida due to the moist unstable air in florida and the least occur in California along the pacific coast due to cool water and subsidence from the subtropic high leads to more stable conditions. B.) 15 miles...
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- Spring '11
- Tropical cyclone, Storm, Thunderstorm, Shawn Monaghan