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Author Topic: How do meteorologists know how fast the wind is in the eye of a tornado?  (Read 949 times)

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I'll admit that even on a fine day my knowledge of meteorology is skimpy.  What I really don't understand is how meteorologists can be so damn certain how fast the wind is moving at the centre of a tornado.

I mean, they haven't sat there waving a wind gauge hoping a tornado will blow over them, have they?  So how do they do it?  How do they tell exactly how fast the wind is blowing inside a tornado?
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