Enhanced Fujita scale


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Enhanced Fujita scale:

see Fujita scaleFujita scale
or F-Scale,
scale for rating the severity of tornadoes as a measure of the damage they cause, devised in 1951 by the Japanese-American meteorologist Tetsuya (Ted) Fujita (1920–98).
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Last year's was an EF-3 out of EF-5 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, which has been used since 2007, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Enhanced Fujita Scale (EF Scale) rates the strength of tornadoes in the United States based on the damage they cause.
The EF-5 tornado was the first ever to receive this highest possible classification since implementation of the new Enhanced Fujita scale.
The tornado rating scale was revised several years ago to an EF scale, which means an Enhanced Fujita scale, based on modern scientific research and evaluation.
The Enhanced Fujita Scale EF-Scale Intensity Wind Speed Typical Damage (Suggested) (mph) EF0 Gale Tornado 40 - 72 Tree branches broken, chimneys damaged, shallow- rooted trees pushed over; sign boards damaged or destroyed, outbuildings and sheds destroyed.
The Enhanced Fujita Scale EF- Intensity Wind Speed Typical Damage (Suggested) Scale (mph) EF0 Gale Tornado 40-72 Tree branches broken, chimneys damaged, shallow-rooted trees pushed over; sign boards damaged or destroyed, outbuildings and sheds destroyed.
The Enhanced Fujita Scale EF-Scale Intensity Wind Speed Typical Damage (Suggested) (mph) EFO Gale Tornado 40 - 72 Tree branches broken, chimneys damaged, shallow-rooted trees pushed over; sign boards damaged or destroyed, outbuildings and sheds destroyed.

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