Tornado winds: how fast can they get?

Fox News - In 2006, researchers at Texas Tech University proposed the “Enhanced Fujita” or EF scale with more realistic wind speeds. An EF-4 tornado with winds speeds of 170 miles per hour is comparable to a F3 tornado. There were 17 tornadoes of F3 intensity in Texas between 1999 and 2006.

In 2006, researchers at Texas Tech University proposed the “Enhanced Fujita” or EF scale with more realistic wind speeds. An EF-4 tornado with winds speeds of 170 miles per hour is comparable to a F3 tornado. There were 17 tornadoes of F3 intensity in Texas between 1999 and 2006.

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