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157 feet per minute is about one-seventieth as fast as a Tornado.
In other words, it's 0.01444608 times the speed of a Tornado, and the speed of a Tornado is 69.222930 times that amount.
(EF2) (wind speed range average)
According to the Enhanced Fujita scale implemented by the US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, a "significant" tornado has an Enhanced Funjita scale classification of EF2 and is characterized by wind gust speeds between 9,680 feet per minute and 12,056 feet per minute. The largest recorded tornado — an F4 event occurring in Nebraska in May, 2004 — was almost 4.02 km (2.5 mi) across.
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