storm and tornado stats

life by the numbers is In many of the newspapers

Here is the latest from a couple of weeks ago

318 - wind speeds in mph , measured in a tornado that struck Moore, OK, in 1999, a record

319- Minimum wind speed for classifying a tornado an an F6 on the Fujita Tornado scale

286-Previous fastest tornado wind speed ever recorded , in 1991, near Red Rock , OK

74- % of all tornadoes classification at either F0 or F1, with wind speeds between 40 and 112 mph

67-% of tornado deaths that resulted from F4 or F5 tornado, with wind speeds between 207 and 318 mph


Dr.Eric Flescher ([email protected]),Olathe, KS -Storm Satori-