Tornado Facts

About 1,000 tornadoes hit the United States every year. Most of touch down in America‚Äôs Plains states, an area known as Tornado Alley, includes Kansas. Tornadoes, however, can occur almost anywhere in the United States. Supercell tornadoes are most likely to occur between 3:00 and 9:00 in the evening. Tornado warnings have a 13-minute average lead time and a 70% …