Tornado to Be 1st Assessed by New Scale
The Associated Press
Friday, February 2, 2007; 8:38 PM
NORMAN, Okla. -- A tornado that devastated central Florida will be the first categorized under a scale that went into effect Thursday, weather officials said.
The timing is "just coincidental," said Keli Tarp, spokeswoman at the federal government's Storm Prediction Center in Norman.