Posted by: Michael Ritter PhD | May 13, 2007

New Tornado Rating System Scales Back Winds

“The National Weather service says the Tornado that struck Greensburg, Kan., had top winds of at least 205 miles per hour. If the exact same tornado had struck the same place last year, they would have rated wind speeds much higher. What changed? The rating system.”

Listen to the story at Weekend Edition (NPR)
TPE Link – Tornadoes

Image: Tornado rips through Dimmitt, Texas. Courtesy NOAA


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