Ridgeview/Alamo Heights tornado upgraded to EF-2, NWS says
Tornado originally graded EF-1
SAN ANTONIO – The tornado that slammed the Ridgeview/Alamo Heights on Sunday night has been upgraded to an EF-2, the National Weather Service said.
The maximum sustained winds of the tornado was 120 mph, was 4.5 miles long and 600 yards in width, NWS officials said.
The Ridgeview/Alamo Heights tornado has been upgraded to an EF2 with maximum sustained winds of 120 MPH. Here is a detailed map of the path. pic.twitter.com/YodV21tkLV— NWS Austin/San Antonio (@NWSSanAntonio) February 22, 2017
The tornado was originally graded an EF-1 tornado with maximum winds clocked at 105 mph.
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The National Weather Service rates tornadoes on an EF Scale from 1 to 5.
Check out the graphic below for the ratings. (Source: National Weather Service)
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