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The information provided below is designed to help you understand what to do in the event of a tornado. Also see links to the right for additional information.

expand What is a tornado?
expand How do tornadoes form?
expand What is the difference between a tornado and a funnel cloud?
expand When do tornadoes generally occur?
expand How many tornadoes usually occur in Michigan every year?
expand How far do tornadoes travel once they touch the ground?
expand Can there be a tornado after dark?
expand What does a TORNADO WATCH mean?
expand What does a TORNADO WARNING mean?
expand Where do I seek shelter?
expand What if you are a victim?