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Tornadoes hit most common in the Central United States, in a region known as tornado alley.

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F5 and EF5 tornadoes occur most often on the Great Plains in a region stretching from northern Texas to Iowa. Oddly, however, the state with the most F5/EF5 tornadoes since 1950 is Alabama.

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There is no particular spot where tornadoes most often occur, but the highest frequency appears to be on the Great Plains in the United States, particularly in Kansas.

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Are the majority of tornadoes in the us classified as F5?

No, the majority of tornadoes in the US are not classified as F5. F5 tornadoes are extremely rare and account for only a small percentage of all tornadoes. Most tornadoes in the US are classified as weaker tornadoes, such as F0 to F2.

Which us state has the most F4 and F5 tornadoes?

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What Texas town was hit by two f5 category tornadoes?

To date, no town in Texas has been hit by two F5 tornadoes. Worth mentioning, though is the town of Wichita Falls, Texas. It was hit by an F5 tornado on April 3, 1964 and an F4 tornado on April 10, 1979. The second tornado is the more famous of the two and is incorrectly believed by some to have been an F5.

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When do most violent tornadoes happen?

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What percentage of tornadoes are F5 and F4?

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How many tornadoes have hit Europe?

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Why was the F5 tornado so famous?

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Where have tornadoes Caused great damage?

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Are most tornadoes F4s and F5s?

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How many tornadoes hit Kentucky in 2010?

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