Severe weather facts for kids

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F5 tornado Elie Manitoba 2007
The F5 tornado that struck Elie, Manitoba in 2007.

Severe weather is any destructive weather phenomenon. The term is usually used to refer to severe thunderstorms and related storms, such as tornados, hail, and downbursts. Unlike normal weather, severe weather does not happen as much. Most severe weather, like hurricanes and severe thunderstorms, happen in the summer. Winter storms are also kinds of severe weather, and these happen in the winter.

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