"It's already here! - Twister
Run Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt! Run like the wind!
Overnight in north Texas, a rash of tornadoes killed at least six people and injured many more. There could be another outbreak of twisters tonight as dry, cool air from the north slams into warm Gulf air over Texas. It's unfortunately a common occurrence for an area lovingly referred to as Tornado Alley, which runs from north Texas up through South Dakota and over into Iowa.
If you are wondering why we don't get tornados like they do, Eric Berger at Chron.com gave an excellent overview of how that works on his SciGuy blog. Simply put, they have tornados, we have hurricanes.More »