How fast do tornadoes travel?

Tornadoes generally travel from the southwest and at an average speed of 30 miles per hour. However, some tornadoes have very erratic paths, with speeds approaching 70 mph.

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1. What is a tornado?
2. What is the difference between a tornado and a funnel cloud?
3. How many tornadoes usually occur in Michigan every year?
4. When do tornadoes generally occur?
5. How fast do tornadoes travel?
6. How far do tornadoes travel once they touch the ground?
7. What is a tornado "watch"?
8. What is a tornado "warning"?
9. How do I find out about a warning if my electricity is already out?
10. What are the characteristics of a tornado?