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Title: Enhanced F Scale for Tornado Damage
Url: https://www.spc.noaa.gov/faq/tornado/ef-scale.html
Publisher: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Description: This is an update to the original Fujita Scale for wind speeds and tornado damage. The Enhanced F-scale uses three-second gusts estimated at the point of damage based on a judgment of 8 levels of damage to the 28 indicators, which consist of buildings and objects such as trees and light poles.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Natural disasters
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Climatology and weather
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Wind -- Observations
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Wind -- Storms. Cyclones -- Tornadoes
GEM Subject: Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Tornadoes
Resource Type: Reference Material
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Professional/Practitioner
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Graduate/Professional
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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