When are tornadoes most likely to occur?

Tornadoes can happen at any time of the year and at any time of the day.

In the southern states, peak tornado season is from March through May.

Peak times for tornadoes in the northern states are during the summer.

A few southern states have a second peak time for tornado outbreaks in the fall.

Tornadoes are most likely to occur between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m.

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