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Ranking Tornadoes: The Fujita Scale

The Fujita Scale rates tornadoes based on their wind speds. Since the size of a tornado is not indicitive of its strength-a tiny rope tornado might be rated an F5 and a large cone tornado might be rated an F1-a tornadoes rating on the Fugita Scale is based on the damage that it leaves behind.

FACTS ABOUT THE FUJITA SCALE

WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?

F1
F2
F3
F4
F5
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