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  • So I you are what is the E for, it is called the Enhanced Fujita Scale, and the damage scale, not a wind scale.

    CNN Transcript May 6, 2007

  • Forecasters put the twister's strength at EF-1 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, meaning it had winds of 85 mph to 100 mph.

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  • Each of the tornadoes spawned by Ike was rated EF1 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, meaning winds of 86 miles per hour to 110 miles per hour.

    Local Headlines - Channel 7

  • Damage surveys are still continuing, but so far at least two of the tornadoes have been rated as EF5, the strongest possible on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, with winds of over 200mph.

    Weatherwatch: Tornadoes lash out across the southern US states

  • It registered as an F4 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale.

    CNN Transcript Feb 12, 2009

  • The Enhanced Fujita Scale, with its lower wind speeds, may even prompt people to wonder why their homes are not better constructed.

    Storm Warning

  • As you mentioned, this is an EF-5 on the scale, the Enhanced Fujita Scale, which makes it a storm that had winds of over 200 miles an hour.

    CNN Transcript May 7, 2007

  • It was rated an EF1 tornado on the Enhanced Fujita Scale.

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  • Officials said that a tornado with winds up to 125 mph blew over trees and damaged five homes near Batesburg-Leesville, making it an EF2 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale.

    FoxCarolina.com - News

  • T.e tornado was later classified as an EF-2 as defined by the Enhanced Fujita Scale, created by Dr.T. T.eodore Fujita in 1971, which categorizes each tornado by intensity and area and estimated wind speed associated with the resultant damage.

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