Showing September 4 - November 16 Tuesday-Friday at 11am, and 2pm.
Saturdays at 11am, and 2pm.
Through the power of IMAX®, 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.
RECOMMENDED FOR GENERAL AUDIENCES
Over the course of Tornado Alley, science begins to reveal the unseen architecture of nature's most elusive phenomenon, and viewers, for the first time in film history, are taken straight into the heart of an actual tornado. Narrated by Bill Paxton (Twister, Titanic), the film follows Storm Chasers star Sean Casey and the scientists of VORTEX2, the largest tornado-research project ever assembled, on separate missions to encounter one of Earth’s most awe-inspiring events—the birth of a tornado. Whirling above the human drama are the storms themselves, magnificent forces of nature revealed in breathtaking detail through the magic of the giant screen, making this heart-pounding film one of the most eagerly anticipated IMAX® releases of the decade. Experience the adrenaline and the science of nature’s most dramatic phenomena!
Educator's Guide Tornado Alley Educators' Guide – Teachers! Get the most our of IMAX with this guide. Teach your K-12 students where Tornado Alley is located; what tools scientists use to study tornadoes; and how scientists gather data, make observations, and draw conclusions about severe weather events.