For residents of the Deep South and the Plains, spring is a time of year to hold one’s breath. Swarms of tornadoes spin up like clockwork, tearing through neighborhoods and pastures and etching scars in the landscape.
Tornado season is here. Here is what you need to know.
Tornadoes are nature’s most violent windstorm. Here’s how they form.
For those curious about tornadoes — and what gives rise to the deadly phenomena — we’ve got you covered: