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.