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Rating Tornado Damage: The Enhanced Fujita (EF) Scale • Texas Storm Chasers
Dr. Ted Fujita introduced the original ‘Fujita Scale’ in 1971. It became the standard for rating tornado damage in the United States during the late 1970s. The Enhanced Fujita Scale, known as the EF-scale, replaced the Fujita scale on February 1, 2007. Scientists and experts in various fields spend yeas improving inadequacies in the old …