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 quite rare, as it is dif...
The funnel is the thin tube reaching from the cloud to the ground. .... Tornadoes
can have a wide range of colors, depending on the environment in which they ...
Tornadoes can be strong enough to destroy large buildings, leaving only the
bare ... 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 ...
Damage paths can be in excess of one mile wide and 50 miles long. ...
Tornadoes can be more than one mile wide and stay on the ground for over 50
The widest tornado on record, which struck El Reno, Oklahoma on May 31, 2013
was 2.6 miles (4.2 km) wide.
Damage paths can be in excess of one mile wide to 50 miles long. In an average
year, 1000 ... When it reaches the ground it is called a tornado. Funnel Cloud
Mobile Doppler radars can measure wind speeds in a tornado above ground
level, .... There is a statistical trend toward wide tornadoes having higher EF-
A majority of tornadoes are labelled weak with wind speeds of 100 mph or less,
and are usually on the ground for a few minutes. Even weak tornadoes can ...
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.
Depending on the forward movement of the tornado and how strongly the
tornado is interacting with the ground, there can be a wide variety of effects. A