Tornado Alley

Tornado Alley is the area located in the middle of the United States where tornadoes are prominent.  Although tornadoes can happen at any time, at any place, the states included in Tornado Alley are Minnesota, Iowa, South Dakota, Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.

The map below shows the elements of severe weather.  The pink area in the middle of the U.S. is Tornado Alley.