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EF2 Tornado

An EF2 tornado is the third weakest tornado on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. An EF2 will have wind speeds between 111 to 135 mph. The damage from an EF2 tornado will be considerable. On the now retired Fujita Scale, the tornado damage scale that the Enhanced Fujita Scale replaced, an EF2 tornado use to be an F2 tornado. An F2 tornado had wind speeds between 113 to 157 mph.

An EF2 tornado, the third weakest tornado on the Enhanced Fujita scale, will cause considerable damage. EF2 wind speeds can tear the roof off well-constructed homes. Frame homes can be shifted off their foundation. Mobile homes will be destroyed. Large trees can be uprooted and be snapped in half. Vehicles can be lifted off the ground and smaller objects will become missiles.


EF2 Tornado Facts

  1. An EF2 tornado is the third weakest tornado on the Enhanced Fujita Scale.
  2. An EF2 tornado has winds speeds between 111 and 135 mph.
  3. Damage from an EF2 tornado is described as "considerable".
  4. In the United States, between Feb 1st, 2007 and 2017 there was 1,157 confirmed EF2 tornadoes.
  5. In the United States, between Feb 1st, 2007 and 2017 there was 113 confirmed fatalities from EF2 tornadoes.
  6. In the United States, between Feb 1st, 2007 and 2017 there was 1,953 confirmed injuries from EF2 tornadoes.
  7. In the United States, between Feb 1st, 2007 and 2017 the deadliest EF2 tornadoes were on 3/1/2017 in Georgia and 3/2/2012 in Kentucky. Each both caused 6 fatalities.
  8. In the United States, between Feb 1st, 2007 and 2017 the EF2 tornado to cause the most injuries was on 12/26/2015 and injured 119 people.
  9. In the United States, between Feb 1st, 2007 and 2017 the year with the most EF2 tornadoes was 2011 with 212.
  10. On the retired Fujita Scale, an EF2 tornado was called a F2 tornado.

Notable EF2 Tornadoes

Below is a list of the top 5 deadliest EF2 tornadoes between Feb 1st, 2007 and 2017.

  • On March 01, 2007 an EF2 tornado killed 6 people. (Tied for 1st)
  • On March 02, 2012 an EF2 tornado killed 6 people. (Tied for 1st)
  • On April 25, 2011 an EF2 tornado killed 4 people. (Tied for 2nd)
  • On April 27, 2011 an EF2 tornado killed 4 people. (Tied for 2nd)
  • On July 08, 2014 an EF2 tornado killed 4 people. (Tied for 2nd)
  • On February 05, 2008 an EF2 tornado killed 3 people. (Tied for 3rd)
  • On April 16, 2011 an EF2 tornado killed 3 people. (Tied for 3rd)
  • On November 16, 2011 an EF2 tornado killed 3 people. (Tied for 3rd)
  • On June 04, 2012 an EF2 tornado killed 3 people. (Tied for 3rd)
  • On March 23, 2007 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On March 28, 2007 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On October 17, 2007 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On October 18, 2007 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On January 29, 2008 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On May 11, 2008 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On September 03, 2008 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On May 13, 2009 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On April 27, 2011 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On May 24, 2011 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On November 16, 2011 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On February 29, 2012 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On December 23, 2014 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On May 10, 2015 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On December 23, 2015 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On December 26, 2015 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On January 17, 2016 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On February 23, 2016 an EF2 tornado killed 2 people. (Tied for 4th)
  • On February 13, 2007 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On March 01, 2007 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On May 05, 2007 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On October 18, 2007 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On January 08, 2008 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On February 05, 2008 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On March 07, 2008 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On March 14, 2008 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On May 02, 2008 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On May 08, 2008 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On June 11, 2008 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On July 24, 2008 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On November 15, 2008 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On March 10, 2010 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On May 02, 2010 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On June 05, 2010 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On February 28, 2011 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On March 05, 2011 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On April 05, 2011 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On April 16, 2011 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On April 27, 2011 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On April 27, 2011 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On April 27, 2011 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On August 10, 2011 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On January 23, 2012 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On February 28, 2012 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On February 28, 2012 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On February 29, 2012 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On March 02, 2012 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On March 02, 2012 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On March 23, 2012 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On December 21, 2013 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On December 21, 2013 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On April 25, 2014 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On April 27, 2014 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On October 13, 2014 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On March 25, 2015 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On May 25, 2015 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On February 23, 2016 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On April 30, 2017 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)
  • On May 16, 2017 an EF2 tornado killed 1 person. (Tied for 5th)