Tornadoes Don’t Form Like Meteorologists Thought They Did
(Image: © Jason Weingart/Barcroft Images/Barcroft Media via Getty Images) Picture a tornado forming. Does the funnel cloud in your mind’s eye reach down from the sky like a malicious, spindly finger? If so, that mental picture may be all wrong. New research suggests that tornadoes form not from the clouds down, but from the ground up.