tornado alley

Main Entry:  tornado alley
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a geographic corridor that receives more than the average number of tornadoes, as in the Midwest; also called storm lane
Example:  Tornado Alley often refers to a zone in the Great Plains region of the central United States, often a north–south oriented region centered on north Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska, where tornadoes are most frequent.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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