Tornado Alley

Now Showing on Select Dates - General Audience

Join Storm Chasers star Sean Casey and the researchers of VORTEX 2, the most ambitious effort ever made to understand the origins and evolution of tornadoes, on this heart-pounding science adventure. Armed with a 70mm camera, a fleet of customized vehicles designed to withstand gale force winds, torrential rains and unrelenting hail, and an arsenal of the most advanced weather measurement instruments ever created, the stars of Tornado Alley take audiences on a thrilling quest to experience a tornado’s destructive power at point blank range. Experience the adrenaline and the science of nature’s most dramatic phenomena!

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Don’t miss an appearance by Sean Casey, star of Tornado Alley and the hit TV show Storm Chasers! Sean will be bringing the Tornado Intercept Vehicle (TIV) used in the film. He’ll also introduce the movie and answer questions after each showing.

Along with Sean’s appearance, our friends from the WFTV Severe Weather Center 9 team will be on hand to meet guests and answer weather-related questions.

In addition, the Science Center team will be sharing weather-related demos and activities. If you’re fascinated by the weather, especially severe weather, this is a weekend you won’t want to miss!

If you haven't seen Sean or the TIV before, here's a quick video intro put together by the Great Lakes Science Center.

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This past weekend saw a whirlwind of events to commemorate the giant screen film premiere of Tornado Alley!

Featured guests Dr. Karen Kosiba (a scientist featured in the film) and meteorologists of the WFTV Severe Weather Center 9 team including Brian Shields, Eboni Deon and Brian Monahan held question-and-answer sessions and weather panel presentations. They also introduced the film in the Dr. Phillips CineDome and Eboni Deon spent time with guests in the WFTV Severe Weather Center 9 exhibit.

Get twisted up in these photos and if you haven’t yet, visit the Orlando Science Center and see Tornado Alley for yourself!

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