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Hello I am a 8th grade student and I was wondering if you could stop a tornado. I know it sounds lame but tornados start by warm and cold air coming together to form the tornado maybe if you could take the cold or hot air away from the tornado you could stop it.

Hi Alex

Some people have conjectured that explosives could stop a tornado; I think short of a nuclear explosion, explosives would not work:

As to disrupting just the cold and warm air involved, there are many other variables that are important as well: Basics

For more about tornadoes, see:  

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Donald Rosenfeld


Any questions (except private) answered from the 1st grade level on up pertaining to any aspect of Weather. I am a 20 year member of the American Meteorological society and a long time forecaster of eastern United States snow storms and Hurricanes.

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