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TORNADOES AND RELATED DEATHS BY STATE, 2013 (1)
State Tornadoes Fatalities Rank (2) State Tornadoes Fatalities Rank (2)
Alabama 27 0 15 Montana 10 0 25
Alaska 0 0 (3) Nebraska 65 0 2
Arizona 1 0 38 Nevada 0 0 (3)
Arkansas 30 2 13 New Hampshire 0 0 (3)
California 6 0 31 New Jersey 3 0 33
Colorado 27 0 15 New Mexico 0 0 (3)
Connecticut 3 0 33 New York 9 0 27
Delaware 1 0 38 North Carolina 12 0 23
D.C. 0 0 (3) North Dakota 17 0 19
Florida 37 0 10 Ohio 26 0 15
Georgia 27 1 15 Oklahoma 56 34 5
Hawaii 0 0 (3) Oregon 3 0 33
Idaho 5 0 32 Pennsylvania 9 0 27
Illinois 69 8 1 Rhode Island 0 0 (3)
Indiana 41 0 9 South Carolina 8 0 29
Iowa 30 1 13 South Dakota 15 0 20
Kansas 58 0 4 Tennessee 43 0 8
Kentucky 50 0 7 Texas 65 7 2
Louisiana 34 0 12 Utah 1 0 38
Maine 1 0 38 Vermont 0 0 (3)
Maryland 10 0 25 Virginia 3 0 33
Massachusetts 1 0 38 Washington 2 0 37
Michigan 13 0 22 West Virginia 0 0 (3)
Minnesota 11 0 24 Wisconsin 15 0 20
Mississippi 36 2 11 Wyoming 8 0 29
Missouri 54 0 6 United States 942 (4) 55  

(1) Ranked by total number of tornadoes.
(2) States with the same number receive the same ranking.
(3) State had no tornadoes in 2013.
(4) The U.S. total will not match data used in other charts because this chart counts a tornado that crosses state lines as more than one event.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Storm Prediction Center, National Weather Service.

 
TORNADOES AND RELATED DEATHS BY STATE, 2008
State Tornado Fatalities
Alabama 119 6
Alaska 0 0
Arizona 2 0
Arkansas 94 21
California 5 0
Colorado 61 1
Connecticut 0 0
Delaware 0 0
D.C. 0 0
Florida 90 1
Georgia 113 5
Hawaii 0 0
Idaho 1 0
Illinois 89 0
Indiana 25 4
Iowa 164 13
Kansas 199 4
Kentucky 42 7
Louisiana 112 3
Maine 0 0
Maryland 7 0
Massachusetts 0 0
Michigan 23 0
Minnesota 58 1
Mississippi 169 0
Missouri 153 19
Montana 4 0
Nebraska 75 0
Nevada 2 0
New Hampshire 12 1
New Jersey 0 0
New Mexico 10 0
New York 2 0
North Carolina 77 3
North Dakota 36 0
Ohio 16 0
Oklahoma 41 6
Oregon 0 0
Pennsylvania 5 0
Rhode Island 1 0
South Carolina 57 0
South Dakota 28 0
Tennessee 69 31
Texas 98 0
Utah 0 0
Vermont 0 0
Virginia 53 0
Washington 7 0
West Virginia 2 0
Wisconsin 47 0
Wyoming 24 0
United States 2,192 (1) 126

(1) Includes tornadoes that track from a touchdown state into another state.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Storm Prediction Center, National Weather Service.

 
TORNADOES AND RELATED DEATHS BY STATE, 2009
State Tornadoes Fatalities State Tornadoes Fatalities
Alabama  105 1 Montana  7 0
Alaska  0 0 Nebraska  46 0
Arizona  4 0 Nevada  2 0
Arkansas  35 3 New Hampshire  0 0
California  2 0 New Jersey  1 0
Colorado  58 0 New Mexico  4 0
Connecticut  3 0 New York  11 0
Delaware  0 0 North Carolina  40 0
D.C. 0 0 North Dakota  33 0
Florida  34 0 Ohio  16 0
Georgia  72 1 Oklahoma  34 8
Hawaii  0 0 Oregon  4 0
Idaho  2 0 Pennsylvania  7 0
Illinois  52 0 Rhode Island  0 0
Indiana  13 0 South Carolina  17 0
Iowa  42 0 South Dakota  35 0
Kansas  87 0 Tennessee  57 2
Kentucky  38 2 Texas 125 0
Louisiana  102 0 Utah  3 0
Maine  12 0 Vermont  2 0
Maryland  8 0 Virginia  11 0
Massachusetts  1 0 Washington  2 0
Michigan  3 0 West Virginia  0 0
Minnesota  31 0 Wisconsin  19 0
Mississippi  50 1 Wyoming  12 0
Missouri  63 3 United States 1,305 (1) 21

(1) Includes tornadoes that track from a touchdown state into another state.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Storm Prediction Center, National Weather Service.

 
TORNADOES AND RELATED DEATHS BY STATE, 2010
State Tornadoes Fatalities State Tornadoes Fatalities
Alabama  43 0 Montana  33 2
Alaska  0 0 Nebraska  46 0
Arizona  17 0 Nevada  0 0
Arkansas  39 6 New Hampshire  1 0
California  11 0 New Jersey  1 0
Colorado  66 0 New Mexico  11 0
Connecticut  6 0 New York  16 1
Delaware  0 0 North Carolina  32 0
D.C. 0 0 North Dakota  68 1
Florida  22 0 Ohio  45 7
Georgia  11 0 Oklahoma  74 3
Hawaii  0 0 Oregon  1 0
Idaho  3 0 Pennsylvania  15 0
Illinois  65 1 Rhode Island  0 0
Indiana  29 0 South Carolina  22 0
Iowa  52 0 South Dakota  37 0
Kansas  94 0 Tennessee  36 1
Kentucky  27 0 Texas 105 0
Louisiana  34 0 Utah  2 0
Maine  6 0 Vermont  1 0
Maryland  5 0 Virginia  10 0
Massachusetts  0 0 Washington  3 0
Michigan  30 1 West Virginia  5 1
Minnesota  145 3 Wisconsin  68 0
Mississippi  100 13 Wyoming  26 0
Missouri  80 5 United States 1,543 (1) 45

(1) Includes tornadoes that track from a touchdown state into another state.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Storm Prediction Center, National Weather Service.

 
TORNADOES AND RELATED DEATHS BY STATE, 2011 (1)
State Tornadoes Fatalities Rank (2) State Tornadoes Fatalities Rank (2)
Alabama 177 245 1 Montana 10 0 28
Alaska 0 0 34 Nebraska 81 0 7
Arizona  3 0 31 Nevada 3 0 31
Arkansas 70 12 10 New Hampshire 0 0 34
California  15 0 26 New Jersey 1 0 33
Colorado  25 0 22 New Mexico 2 0 32
Connecticut 1 0 33 New York 17 0 25
Delaware 0 0 34 North Carolina 113 26 4
D.C. 1 0 33 North Dakota 54 0 16
Florida 40 0 18 Ohio 34 0 19
Georgia 68 16 11 Oklahoma 79 14 9
Hawaii 0 0 34 Oregon 1 0 33
Idaho 0 0 34 Pennsylvania 26 0 21
Illinois 59 0 13 Rhode Island 0 0 34
Indiana 56 0 14 South Carolina 15 3 26
Iowa 68 0 11 South Dakota 20 0 23
Kansas 67 3 12 Tennessee 80 32 8
Kentucky 59 0 13 Texas 115 0 3
Louisiana 86 1 6 Utah 0 0 34
Maine 5 0 30 Vermont 0 0 34
Maryland 18 0 24 Virginia  55 6 15
Massachusetts 9 3 29 Washington 3 0 31
Michigan 11 0 27 West Virginia 0 0 34
Minnesota 30 1 20 Wisconsin 49 1 17
Mississippi 162 32 2 Wyoming 9 0 29
Missouri 97 158 5 United States 1,894 (3) 553  

(1) Ranked by total number of tornadoes.
(2) States with the same number receive the same ranking.
(3) Includes tornadoes that track from a touchdown state into another state.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Storm Prediction Center, National Weather Service.