I am interested in the development of scales to measure extreme weather.

For example, the Enhanced Fujita Scale for measuring the intensity of tornadoes, etc. How were they created? OK sure, I know someone, probably named Fujita, made a scale, but at what point and how did people just decide to go along with it?

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    $\begingroup$ spc.noaa.gov/faq/tornado/ef-ttu.pdf $\endgroup$
    – g.z.
    May 8, 2021 at 2:23
  • $\begingroup$ @Catterall Wind speed, Estimated Damage, Rain, Cloud cover and etc all contribute to an Intensity Scale. $\endgroup$
    – Tardy
    May 8, 2021 at 14:55


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