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# How fast do tornado wind speeds get up to?

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On May 3, 1999 as tornadoes ravaged Oklahoma scientist measured the highest recorded wind speed at about 7:00 p.m. near Moore, Oklahoma. A wind speed of 302 mph was recorded where a tornado killed 38 people and destroyed 8,000 homes.

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# How fast can tornado winds blow?

Scientists estimate that the fastest winds possible for a tornado are just over 300 mph (480km/h), though tornadoes this strong are extremely rare.

# How fast can tornado wind speeds get?

The fastest wind speed associated with a large tornado recorded on  3 May 1999 near Bridge Creek, Oklahoma, USA, was 486 +/_32km/h (301  +/-20mph). It is suspected that wind

# How fast are the wind speeds in a tornado?

depends on size of the tornado anywhere from 65 to over 300 mph.

# How fast do hurricane wind speeds get up to?

It is believed that hurricane winds can reach 200 mph.

# How fast does an tornado wind move?

Most tornadoes have winds in the range of about 65-85 mph. The most damaging tornadoes usually have winds over 165 mph. On rare occasions winds can exceed 300 mph.

# How fast can a tornadoes winds move?

Tornadoes can have winds over 300 mph. Tornadoes this strong are extremely rare though.

# How fast of wind speed does it take to start a tornado?

There is no set wind speed to that qualifies as a tornado, though different scales have minimum estimates ranging from 40mph to 65 mph.

# How fast are the winds of an f4 tornado?

166 to 200mph on the enhanced fujita scale 207 to 261 on the regular fujita scale

# How fast is a normal tornadoes wind speed?

Most tornadoes are weak, win wind in the range of 80 to 90 mph. However, the ones that cause the most serious damage typically have winds of at least 130 mph.

# How big and how fast can the wind speed of a F6 tornado be?

The F6 category is purely theoretical. Because Fujita scale ratings are based on damage rather than directly on wind speed, there is no room for a level hihger than F5. Now

# How fast is the wind in the middle of a tornado?

its normally very calm in the middle of a tornado it really depends because even if its an EF5 tornado its usually very calm and slow. However, for weaker tornadoes the strong

# How fast was the wind speed of the largest tornado?

The largest tornado on record, the El Reno, Oklahoma tornado of  2013, had winds measured by Doppler radar to 296 mph. However, this  measurement was taken from a point a fe

# How fast can a wind get during a tornado?

The record is around 300 mph.

# How fast is the wind speed of the eye of a tornado?

The wind speed in the eye is pretty low, apparently below what will cause damage, though no actual numbers appear to be available.

# How fast did the mother ship tornado wind speed go?

There was never a "mother ship tornado." The thunderstorms that  most often spawn tornadoes, called supercells, will sometimes take  on a "mothership" shape, with clouds tha

# How fast is the wind in an F3 tornado?

Estimated winds for an F3 tornado on the original Fujita scale are  158 to 206 mph. It was later found that this estimate was too high  for the damage inflicted by an F3 tor

# How fast do the winds of a tornado go?

The wind speeds in a tornado vary considerably. The Enhanced FujitaScale provides estimates of the maximum wind speeds produced byindividual tornadoes based on the damage they