F1 Tornado - Fujita Scale
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F1 Tornado Facts
Below are some basic F1 Tornado facts...
- An F1 tornado has a rating classification of Weak.
- The F1 rating was replaced by EF1 under the new Enhanced Fujita Scale.
- From 1970 to 2002, F1 tornados account for 36% of all tornados occurence in the United States.
- In the 1970s, there was more damage caused by F1 tornadoes than by other Fujita categories
- From 1950 to 2011, F0 and F1 tornados account for 4% of all tornados related deaths in the United States.
- A tornado rated an F1 has winds speeds between 73 to 112 MPH (117 to 180 km/h).
- The damage from a F1 tornado is moderate. Houses and buildings can suffer surface damage to roofs. It can push mobile homes off foundation and even overturn and move vehicles off the road.