How Big do Tornadoes Get?

  • Published on Apr 17, 2017
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    Tornadoes can get extremely large, and that's terrifying. Watch this video to learn about the largest tornado ever known to have formed, the El Reno tornado in 2013.
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Comments • 8 706

  • Golam mueid
    Golam mueid 15 hours ago +1

    Wait um im on bangladesh ..

  • Maxiboi Mc
    Maxiboi Mc Day ago


  • Bandito The Dorito
    Bandito The Dorito 2 days ago

    Actually the strongest wind speed was from the 1999 Moore tornado with 319mph

  • I Suck
    I Suck 3 days ago +1

    Am I the only one who does not understand this because I am in Washington state?

  • Karlismi
    Karlismi 3 days ago

    If i experienced a tornado, it would likely be the strongest and biggest tornado ever to touch the planet. However, it would completely and randomly stop out of nowhere when school starts in 10 minutes.

  • Zenny Vassallo
    Zenny Vassallo 5 days ago

    This is why I live in canada, but new brunswick sure is close to america...

    THETRAINWARRIOR 5 days ago

    Us Britain has our own tornado alley!

  • I like turtles Forreal


  • Filip Todorić
    Filip Todorić 6 days ago

    The spinning of tornado icon is really annoying 2:04. I can't help it but notice that it's spinning in the wrong direction judging by the arms of the tornado. It's arms are meant to be pointing to the opposite direction of rotation which is caused by tangential inertia force of rotation. The same way if you're rotating around yourself with your arms relaxed. I'm sorry if I annoyed someone by this comment. I'm just an OCD guy. Not proud of it...

  • 886376789 7
    886376789 7 10 days ago +1

    Jokes on you im in Australia

    We gEt FuNnEl wEb sPoOdAs

    • Yeet god
      Yeet god 8 days ago

      You just stol that u dik

  • Ryan Wynn
    Ryan Wynn 10 days ago

    I think those are hurricane indacaters

  • THOM is da Bes
    THOM is da Bes 11 days ago

    It went down to mexico

  • Vory Killinger
    Vory Killinger 11 days ago

    How big? Largest one recorded happened in El Reno, Oklahoma. EF5 near 300 MPH it was 2.6 miles wide.

    • Vory Killinger
      Vory Killinger 8 days ago

      @Yeet god Dropping a fact about the Midwest. How is that stupid?

    • Yeet god
      Yeet god 8 days ago

      Vory Killinger ya you stoopid

  • Noah Faria
    Noah Faria 12 days ago

    From me

  • Vanta // TheHyperTuber

    Well hah! I'm a Minnesotan! We only get insanely cold temperatures, blizzards, heat waves, and tornadoes!


  • Samuel Stringer
    Samuel Stringer 12 days ago +1

    This day was devastating to me. I live in Texas. Before this I thought, “Oh, tornadoes are so cool!” And then I thought, “Tornadoes suck Jupiter’s, Saturns, Uranus, and the Sun’s balls all at the same time.”

  • vilemint
    vilemint 13 days ago +1

    I grew up right smack dab in the middle of tornado alley, aka Kansas. I don't remember much, but I distinctly remember once there was a horrid storm with a tornado not too far from Wichita (where I lived) and the power went out and I was so frightened because it was pitch black outside and the only thing that would let you see out there is the lightning hitting something. My house groaned from the wind too.

  • ㄒᐯㄒ卩ㄥ卂Ꮆㄩ乇

    i got slow falling on, get rekt tornadoes, i'm good at dodging things

  • Deep Lover
    Deep Lover 16 days ago

    I’m from Pennsylvania

  • THOM is da Bes
    THOM is da Bes 17 days ago

    Flordia: my only
    Natural disaster
    Is hurricanes
    Tornadoes:am I a joke to you?

  • Sassy Rabbit
    Sassy Rabbit 17 days ago

    Okay, the April outbreak in 2011, my mom was prego with me , and my dad and mom were in the car. they were chased up a hill by a tornado and were not scared at all xD

  • FV N • 55 years ago
    FV N • 55 years ago 18 days ago

    Hah, im in connecticut and all we get is-
    yeah it’s boring here
    nothin much to do

  • Gemelos Leyva
    Gemelos Leyva 18 days ago

    12,00 injured 1:57

  • Mr. Noah
    Mr. Noah 18 days ago

    The El Reno tornado didn’t have the fastest wind speed ever recorded, it was the May 3 1999 Moore, Oklahoma tornado with winds up to 318 MPH

  • SML Minecraft and r o b l o x video idk about fort

    Why do big storms are in the 19s

  • Cynix
    Cynix 20 days ago

    ok but vatican state and monaco has populations that are 1000-2000 people. They are litteraly 1 square mile long your tricking people that dont know geography lmao

  • Lil’ M2
    Lil’ M2 20 days ago

    We have no forest fires, rarely any tornadoes, only a couple of hurricanes every few years, barley any earthquakes,
    And for the most part, we have no floods!
    Can you guess my state and where I live?

  • HUDcats playz
    HUDcats playz 21 day ago

    On the India tornado you forgot to put one more zero you put 12,00 but I should be 12,000

  • HansGuard
    HansGuard 21 day ago

    Arrest these Tornadoes

  • Datcutecat Do
    Datcutecat Do 21 day ago +1

    Sooooo I literally was like so close to like a huge tornado that was over 2 miles wide bros. I am talking about that tornado outbreak in 2011 baby

  • Dan Moore
    Dan Moore 22 days ago

    lol where i live i didnt even get the tornado not even 10% the very top of new york state

  • Dylan Shramko
    Dylan Shramko 24 days ago

    3:39 OH FUCK THAT

  • Godzilla with the infinity gauntlet

    Me seeing it goes on long island: **sadness noises**

  • Nina Bolhuis
    Nina Bolhuis 24 days ago

    Who would win tsunami or tornado and why?

  • Thomas Balmes
    Thomas Balmes 25 days ago

    Tornado ipo ipo had hit sarangani bay

  • Solmaz Qahremani
    Solmaz Qahremani 25 days ago

    I’m still standing...

    Sort of...

  • Screw Up
    Screw Up 26 days ago

    What’s worse hurricane or tornado, ima pick tornado simply because it happens with no warning in the other hand hurricane warning can give you days to evacuate

  • TheGamerPrince
    TheGamerPrince 27 days ago +1

    I live in GA and rarely any natural disasters happen here

  • Bev bee
    Bev bee 27 days ago

    Speaking of tornadoes, Texas just had the most costly tornado outbreak near dallas

  • Ghost
    Ghost 27 days ago +1

    City: *exists*
    Tornado: YEEt

  • Ice Cream Catz X
    Ice Cream Catz X 27 days ago


  • Spinel
    Spinel 27 days ago

    Jokes on ya'll I live in the Maldives

  • Brendan Law
    Brendan Law 28 days ago

    2:58 12,00? You mean 12,000

  • Angelique-Likes-Barf
    Angelique-Likes-Barf 28 days ago

    Everything’s bigger in Texas.

  • Missdedeee
    Missdedeee 29 days ago

    5:44 time to move to Antarctica 🇦🇶:)

  • Consistent Mindzet
    Consistent Mindzet 29 days ago +1

    I'm from California we don't just get rainforest fires we get earthquakes lol that comment is so stupid

  • Andrew Canarios
    Andrew Canarios Month ago

    Wow I don't want go el Reno now am scares

  • EagerAveLion PB
    EagerAveLion PB Month ago +2

    jokes on you i live in space
    we only get solar flares

  • SAGA Geminus
    SAGA Geminus Month ago

    I live in california we rarely get tornadoes probably 1 in 5 years but we do get earthquakes, we are waiting for the big one(10.5 or 11.0)

    • Bev bee
      Bev bee 27 days ago

      Well Cali has Earthquakes Texas&Oklahoma has tornadoes. Btw im from texas

    • XxPickleChinAssNigga420xX
      XxPickleChinAssNigga420xX Month ago

      SAGA Geminus
      we prolly both finna be dead before the ‘big one’ hits
      i aint saying im right though
      but just live your damn life without worrying
      because we gonna die one day anyway
      and itd be really dope to die to nature because we all killed it too

  • Fantasy Films
    Fantasy Films Month ago

    I live in Ontario, Canada. All we can get at my hometown were severe storms and blizzards, that’s literally it.

  • •frappe•
    •frappe• Month ago

    *Sees el reno*
    Me: Oklahoma get your crap together and leave

  • King Rockitcool
    King Rockitcool Month ago

    Connecticut never has anything bad

  • TheDerpyfredbear
    TheDerpyfredbear Month ago +1

    Georgia is like
    The pick up of all storms
    We have hurricanes from Florida
    tornadoes from everywhere
    Then we have frickin like florida man evolving to Georgia man

  • Pawz Plays
    Pawz Plays Month ago

    Jokes on you I’m from Michigan
    We only get murders and lightning hitting our homes 😑

  • Najmiyah Muhamad
    Najmiyah Muhamad Month ago

    More joke I'm in space

    A LIZARD DUDE 2 Month ago

    5:10 but I'm in the UK

  • EvilEmoji
    EvilEmoji Month ago

    Watched this a month after having three EF-2s on 9-11

  • Elham Huseyin
    Elham Huseyin Month ago

    Oklahoma Tornado:1999 Fastest Tornado
    Joplin Tornado:2011 Coiliest Torando

  • MineWit
    MineWit Month ago +1

    i mean it's terrifying until you say animals fly, like that's weird but that is true

  • Paul Brandon
    Paul Brandon Month ago

    I live in Dayton. We get....

    Wait.. what do we get again?