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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsWeather · 2 months ago

what is the definition of a strong tornado?

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    Lv 6
    4 weeks ago

    There really isn't an official definition of a strong tornado. However, it is widely accepted that the EF2 to EF3 range is considered strong. EF0 to EF1 is weak and EF4 - EF5 is considered violent

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  • TQ
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Qualitative modifiers applied with the obsolete Fujita scale ... such as weak ... strong ... severe ... devastating ... and incredible are no longer used; therefore ... there is no definition of what constitutes a strong tornado.

    https://www.spc.noaa.gov/efscale/

    Source(s): Meteorologist.
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  • 2 months ago

    Tornadoes are measured based on E-Scales, that range from EF0 to EF5.

    A strong tornado is anything from a E3 and up.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    they're generally rated on the "fujita scale", as F1, F2, F3... up to F6.  higher numbers are stronger.  they define these F levels here

    http://www.tornadoproject.com/cellar/fscale.htm

    • TQ
      Lv 7
      2 months agoReport

      F-scale has been obsolete for years and it never included an F-6

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