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Elbert County Tornado an EF-2

By: 11News Storm Team Email
By: 11News Storm Team Email

In size, the Elbert County tornado was a big one. However, tornado size doesn't always mean that it is a strong tornado. This tornado at its widest was about a quarter of a mile wide. No doubt, a big tornado anywhere let alone Colorado. However, most of the damage was done by EF-1 and EF-2 winds. On the Enhanced Fujita Scale, that means wind speeds between 110 and 137 mph. Pretty impressive for a Colorado twister. Thankfully, no injuries or fatalities.

For a complete damage survey go to the weather blog:

http://www.kktv.com/blogs/talkweather/48297902.html

Chief Meteorologist Brian Bledsoe


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