Join "Storm Chasers" TV 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 giant-screen 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 at point-blank range. Enjoy some of the most amazing clouds ever captured in IMAX® format.
Narrated by Bill Paxton.
Parental Guide: loud thunder and lightning, tornado destruction shown, one sad scene as a toddler is shown (with his parents) amid tornado destruction, no death or gore, brief aerial scenes that may make some people queasy.
Major funding was provided by the National Science Foundation.