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Descriptor in English: Tornadoes
Descriptor in Spanish: Tornados
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tornados
Descriptor in French: Tornades
Entry term(s): Tornado
Tornados
Tree number(s): G16.500.750.775.745
N06.230.100.230.850
SP8.473.654.587.462.381
Scope note: Rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. Tornadoes generally produce damage paths of 100 yards wide or less, with path lengths of a couple miles.
Annotation: coordinate with DISASTERS if pertinent; specify geographic location
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
HI history
MO mortality
PC prevention & control
SN statistics & numerical data
History Note: 2009; use DISASTERS 1990-2008
DeCS UI: 53357
Descriptor UI: D055869
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Tornadoes - Preferred
Concept UI M0014525
Scope note Rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. Tornadoes generally produce damage paths of 100 yards wide or less, with path lengths of a couple miles.
Preferred term Tornadoes
Entry term(s) Tornado
Tornados



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