A tornado is a violently rotating column of air that rotates while in contact with
both the surface .... A tornado is "a violently rotating column of air, in contact with
the ground, either pen...
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 ...
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 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.
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
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
Damage paths can be in excess of one mile wide to 50 miles long. ... The overlap
time for both tornadoes to be on the ground concurrently is a very short time.
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 5, 2013 ... El Reno, Oklahoma tornado on May 31, 2013 is now widest ever recorded in the
U.S. at 2.6 miles (4.2 km) wide, according to the National Weather Service. ...
winds greater than 200 miles per hour. Its path across the ground was 16.2 miles.
... Additionally, multiple vortices can be seen in the data. How wide ...