Tornados

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Author:
kittendeekat
ID:
235831
Filename:
Tornados
Updated:
2013-09-21 00:32:29
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weather meteorology
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tornado characteristics
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  1. 73-112 mph
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  2. 113-157 mph
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  3. 158-206 mph
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  4. 207-260 mph
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  5. 261-318 mph
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  6. 319-379 mph
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  7. 40-72 mph
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  8. shallow-rooted trees pushed over
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  9. broken branches
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  10. some chimney damage
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  11. billboard, building signs damaged
    F0
  12. shingles torn from roofs
    F1
  13. mobile homes pushed off foundations or overturned
    F1
  14. roofs of frame houses torn off
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  15. trees snapping
    F2
  16. mobile homes demolished
    F2
  17. boxcars pushed over
    F2
  18. roofs and walls of well constructed houses torn off
    F3
  19. most trees uprooted
    F3
  20. well-constructed houses leveled
    F4
  21. structures with weak foundations lifted and blown away whole
    F4
  22. cars thrown considerable distances
    F5
  23. strong frame homes lifted from foundations and carried considerable distances, disintegrating along the way
    F5
  24. trees debarked
    F5
  25. steel-reinforced concrete structures damaged
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  26. Tornadoes are rated according to ___________ as opposed to __________, because _________________.
    property damage; wind speeds; there usually isn't/wasn't a way to assess the speed real-time.

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