tornado belt

tornado belt

[tȯr′nād·ō ‚belt]
(meteorology)
The district of the United States in which tornadoes are most frequent; it encompasses the great lowland areas of the central and upper Mississippi, the Ohio, and lower Missouri River valleys.
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Citing these efforts, former Representative Charlie Stenholm said, "LightSquared's ability to provide fast and effective communication services for public safety and emergency response can provide a much needed life line for small and rural communities in the Tornado belt and other areas of rural America that are flood prone.
And though it's a common sight in the Tornado Belt of America, Ivy-May was stunned to see the twister - over Scone, Perthshire.
While respondents from states in the tornado belt balked at subsidizing coastal states, those in high-risk areas would welcome a federal backstop.
Tornado Chasing: Storm chasing tour companies dot the Tornado Belt of the Midwestern United States so there are plenty of deals to be had.