640: Tornado Hunter
Title text: The Fujita scale was replaced by the enhanced Fujita scale in 2007, but I think 'EF-5' sounds stupid, so I vote we just use the new measurements for assigning number but still call them 'F-whatever'.
This is a play on the occupations/hobbies "tornado chaser" - someone who, instead of evacuating the area like normal people, actually goes in to get a closer look at the tornado - and "big game hunter", who often kill for trophies. Tornado chasers are typically, but not always, meteorologists. The "F-3" is a reference to the Fujita scale used to classify tornado intensity. It goes from 1 to 5, with 5 being the highest, with an updated Enhanced Fujita scale, as mentioned in the title text, being used in the US since 2007.
- [Two people are in a car, which is driving past a cactus. The passenger has a pith helmet and a mustache.]
- Cueball: The tornado's three miles west, moving northeast at 15 mph.
- Passenger: Go right; get ahead of it.
- [A tornado is visible. The passenger pulls out a gun, and stands up in the car.]
- Passenger: Okay, we're in range! Stop here!
- [The passenger fires the gun at the tornado.]
- Tornado: AUGH!
- Passenger: Big one! Must be an F-3!
- Cueball: I'm not sure we're doing this right.
- Passenger: Help me mount it on the hood.
- [The passenger is holding the tornado by its tail.]