An EF4 tornado is the second most intense tornado on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. An EF4 will have wind speeds between 116 and 200 mph (267 and 322 km/h). The damage from an EF4 tornado will be devastating. On the now retired Fujita Scale, the tornado damage scale that the Enhanced Fujita Scale replaced, an EF4 tornado use to be an F4 tornado. An F4 tornado had wind speeds between 207 and 260 mph (333 and 418 km/h).
An EF4 tornado, the second strongest tornado on the Enhanced Fujita scale, will cause devastating damage. EF4 winds will destroy most homes, and completely blow away a framed home. Vehicles and objects the size of vehicles can be thrown a considerable distance. Medium size objects will become flying missiles.
Below is a list of the top 5 deadliest EF4 tornadoes between Feb 1st, 2007 and 2017.
Below are photos of some EF4 tornadoes throughout history.