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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tornado_intensity

Tornado intensity can be measured by in situ or remote sensing measurements, but since these are impractical for wide scale use, intensity is usually inferred via proxies, such as damage. The Fujita scale and the Enhanced Fujita scale rate tornadoes by the damage caused. .... While isolated examples exist of people surviving E/F5 impacts in their ...

www.ready.gov/tornadoes

Lightening and hail are common in thunderstorms that produce tornadoes. Tornadoes cause extensive damage to structures and disrupt transportation, power, ...

www.mnn.com/family/protection-safety/sponsorstory/10-ways-to-prepare-for-tornadoes-strong-winds-and-hailstorms

Is your home ready to withstand powerful gusts of wind and pounding hail? While damage from strong storms is often inevitable, there are steps you can take to ...

stateimpact.npr.org/oklahoma/2013/08/29/twister-truths-can-nothing-survive-an-ef5-tornado

Aug 29, 2013 ... And despite the horrific scenes of tornado destruction that have become all ... The “nothing can survive an EF5” myth is a detriment to policies ...

traveltips.usatoday.com/hotel-tornado-safety-2977.html

Hotels strive to make guests feel comfortable, safe and even pampered, but even the solid walls of a well-built hotel can succumb to damage in a violent tornado.

www.wunderground.com/resources/severe/tornado_myths.asp

If a tornado is going to pass close enough to do damage to your house, ... and people being transported up to a quarter mile without serious damage or injury. ... Storm Surge Basics · Storm Surge Survival Myths · Storm Surge: Know Your ...

www.popularmechanics.com/adventure/outdoors/a6723/gone-in-four-seconds-how-a-tornado-destroys-a-house

May 4, 2011 ... When powerful tornadoes strike, like they did all across the South last week, ... engineer at Haag Engineering Co. and an expert on tornado damage. ... the best bet for survival if you don't have a basement or tornado shelter, ...

www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/tornadoes

Supercell thunderstorms are known to spawn tornadoes with winds .... of which occur within the U.S., are unpredictable and can cause massive damage.

people.com/human-interest/worshippers-survive-tornado-texas-dead

May 1, 2017 ... About 45 Texas parishioners are grateful to be alive after a deadly tornado touched down on Saturday night, crushing most of the St. John the ...