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Phillip’s Weather Trivia: How wide are average North Carolina tornadoes?

Tornadoes have struck in every month, but Spring sees the most
Published: Mar. 25, 2022 at 1:48 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Tornadoes are the most intense of weather events, but they are not as large as most others. Check out the trivia question and find the answer below.

Phillip's Weather Trivia Question Mar 24
Phillip's Weather Trivia Question Mar 24(WITN)

I really can’t offer many hints except to say this is the average. We have seen some big ones and many small ones.

Phillip's Weather Trivia Answer Mar 24
Phillip's Weather Trivia Answer Mar 24(WITN)

One quarter of mile is the average size of a North Carolina tornado. The average wind strength is 100 mph. While most travel from the southwest to northeast, they can move in any direction. The average forward speed is 35 mph, but they can sit in the same spot or move at over 60 mph.

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