A tornado is a violently rotating column of air that spins while in contact with both
the surface of .... A tornado is "a violently rotating column of air, in contact with the
ground, either pe...
The widest tornado ever recorded by the National Weather Service was 2.6 miles
in diameter. It occurred in El Reno, Okla., in 2013. Tornadoes this wide are ...
Where do tornadoes most often occur in the United States? ... When the funnel
cloud is half-way between the cloud base and the ground, it is ... Tornado paths
range from 100 yards to 2.6 miles wide and are rarely more than 15 miles long.
Mobile Doppler radars can measure wind speeds in a tornado above ground
level, .... There is a statistical trend toward wide tornadoes having higher EF-
As the storm moves along the ground, this outer ring of rotating winds ... Although
very rare (only about 2% are violent), these extreme tornadoes can last for hours.
.... by winds in excess of 260 mph and a damage path up to 0.75 mi wide.
Jun 29, 1998 ... Damage paths can be more than 1 mile wide and 50 miles wide. The typical ...
Once the funnel touches the ground is becomes a tornado.
Jun 18, 2009 ... Tornadoes can occur almost anywhere in the world, but the United States ... can
tear off roofs, destroy mobile homes and lift cars off the ground.
The widest tornado on record, which struck El Reno, Oklahoma on May 31, 2013
was 2.6 miles (4.2 km) wide.
Learn basic tornado facts and review Missouri's tornado history. ... Tornadoes
can be more than one mile wide and stay on the ground for over 50 miles.
Jun 4, 2013 ... Widest tornado ever recorded. ... In Minneapolis, a 2.6 mile wide tornado would
stretch from the ... Don't think for a second it can't happen. ... Newer › El Reno
Tornado Controversy: “Drive away” or shelter “above ground?”.