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TH2002

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The Joplin tornado 2011 was pretty bad
As EXTREME as Joplin was I think it gets an unfair reputation among some people for the abysmal excuse for a survey conducted by NIST and ASCE. See some previous posts on it:
 

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Stellar video of Hackleburg-Phil Campbell that was removed from YouTube and I didn't want to see get lost to the sands of time

(note: may have to download the video cause Google Drive sucks)

The more videos I watch of it the more I realize what the people in the Tri-state tornado saw before it hit them. How fast that mile wide tornado moves is insane. By the time you realized that you were looking at a tornado it was too late even if it was a few miles off.
 

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The more videos I watch of it the more I realize what the people in the Tri-state tornado saw before it hit them. How fast that mile wide tornado moves is insane. By the time you realized that you were looking at a tornado it was too late even if it was a few miles off.

I agree completely with the parent thunderstorm being so close to the ground and I can't imagine how it looked coming directly at you
 

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Damage to farm equipment from a long-track tornado that occurred in Russia's Rostov region on May 14, 2016. While the tornado got an F3 rating and most of the structural damage seemed to fall within that range, I feel the damage it did to this equipment is overlooked and impressive for a tornado outside the United States.
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That second video of the Dolores tornado is pretty amazing.
 

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Some more tornado videos from outside of North America:

A small F1 tornado that hit Kolpino, St. Petersburg, Russia in 2010. Check out the car being picked up in the second video:


EXTREME up close footage of the Dolores, Uruguay F3 tornado:
The way that car gets spun around like a top in that second Russian video is almost comical.
 

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Damage from the 1980 Kalamazoo tornado
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On this day in 2010, the only high-end EF3 west of the continental divide struck rural areas of northern Arizona. Large metal transmission towers were downed and one was ripped from its concrete footing. The NWS estimated the winds could be as high as 165 mph. This was apart of a much larger significant tornado outbreak in Arizona.
 

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Some photos from Sayler Park:
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The tornado. You can get an idea of just how narrow this thing was as it was about to sweep away homes in Sayler Park.

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Saylerpark-F5-damage-home.JPG Remains of a block foundation home.

Sayler-park-F5-damage.JPG The tornado showed some evidence of debris granulation and (possible?) ground scouring
 

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