Moore Oklahoma Tornado Rated EF5May 21st, 2013 at 4:13 pm by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, News, Weather
The Moore Oklahoma tornado has been upgraded to a low end EF5 with peak winds of 200-210 mph. Here’s the summary statement from the NWS in Norman. The statement says: “This information remains preliminary and the information here could change.” The tornado was on the ground for 50 minutes and traveled 17 miles. The maximum width was 1.3 miles. KFOR picture gallery. Picture of enormous hail that accompanied the storm from KFOR and radar image at the point it was at or near EF5. Here’s more excellent pictures and video. Here’s the 10 deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history. Aerial pictures of the tornado damage. More tornado and damage pictures. More incredible damage pictures. Check out our special on the Hudsonville-Standale Tornado, the only F5/EF5 tornado ever to hit West Michigan.