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Tornado - Wikipedia

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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...

How wide can a tornado be at the ground? | Reference.com

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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 ...

About Tornadoes | Weather Underground

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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.

Severe Weather 101: Tornado FAQ

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Mobile Doppler radars can measure wind speeds in a tornado above ground level, .... There is a statistical trend toward wide tornadoes having higher EF- scale ...

Tornadoes - average, low, world, high, days, What is a tornado ...

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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.

12 Twisted Tornado Facts - Live Science

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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.

Tornado Facts and History - StormAware

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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.

The Tornado

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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.

How wide can a tornado be at the ground - Answers.com

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The widest tornado on record, which struck El Reno, Oklahoma on May 31, 2013 was 2.6 miles (4.2 km) wide.

Tornado History: 2.6 mile wide OK monster is widest in U.S. history ...

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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?”.