June 4th, 2013
08:57 PM ET

Bill Nye Explains Why Oklahoma Tornado was so Large

Friday's Oklahoma tornado was one for the record books.

Fires, floods, storms: Mother Nature sends extremes across U.S.

The National Weather Service says the twister was 2.6 miles wide-  making it the widest U.S. tornado ever. It was a rare EF5; the highest level of tornado intensity.

Bill Nye and Tom Foreman explain why the tornado was so large.

Filed under: Environment • Oklahoma Tornado • Weather
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  1. Andrew

    wow did not think there would ever be a tornado larger than the wilbur/hallam nebraska tornado.

    June 5, 2013 at 1:08 am | Reply

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