The science behind spin-up tornadoes and why they are considered so dangerous

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Nearly 1,000 tornadoes have touched down in Ohio since 1950.

Ohio, for the most part, sees smaller, fast-moving tornadoes otherwise known as spin-up tornadoes. Most of those twisters happen in the Ohio Valley.

In the video above, Doppler 10 Meteorologist Jeff Booth shows us the science of spin-up tornadoes and why they are considered so dangerous.

READ: Severe Weather Safety Guide

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