Often watches are issued when the weather is quiet. A Tornado Warning means you need to take immediate action. A tornado has been detected by radar or spotted by a trained storm spotter. You need to get into your safe room. So remember, a warning is always worse than a watch.What is the difference between a watch and a warning tornado?
The difference between a tornado watch and a tornado warning means the difference between taking action or taking precautions. A watch means that conditions are favorable for a tornado to occur. A warning means that a tornado has been seen or picked up by radar.Are We under tornado watch?
We are under a tornado watch. In the event of a tornado, or if a tornado warning is issued for your area, it is recommended you take the following actions: Go indoors to a room on the lowest floor, away from outside walls and windows, such as a basement, bathroom, stairwell or interior closet.What are the weather conditions for a tornado?
Tornadoes form in unusually violent thunderstorms when there is sufficient (1) instability and (2) wind shear present in the lower atmosphere. Instability refers to unusually warm and humid conditions in the lower atmosphere, and possibly cooler than usual conditions in the upper atmosphere.