Amarillo, Texas, is in Tornado Alley, a region of the United States where Tornadoes can hit more often than other locations. Tornado Sirens like the one below have been placed throughout the city to warn people of a possible tornado.
Amarillo, TX is a High Risk area for tornadoes. According to records, the largest tornado in the Amarillo area was an F4 in 1970 that caused 13 injuries and 1 deaths. *Tornado risk is calculated from the destruction path that has occurred within 30 miles of the location.”