Category Archives: Weather

2013 Tornado Fatalities Update: Mercifully Slow Summer

The NWS confirmed that a tornado fatality occurred on June 24. Otherwise, the numbers are unchanged from previous posts. Source:  Storm Prediction Center (National Weather Service; 2013 tally of 44 here) AnalysisWire Research Note:  Prior Years refers to the years 1950 – 2012, … Continue reading

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2013 Tornado Fatalities Update: No Official Increase in Fatalities

We are keeping tornado fatalities at the official tally of 43 through July 2, 2013: Source:  Storm Prediction Center (National Weather Service; 2013 tally of 43 here) AnalysisWire Research Note:  Prior Years refers to the years 1950 – 2012, the years of the … Continue reading

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2013 Tornado Fatalities Update: No Official Increase in Fatalities, but 2 Possible Fatalities

Two fatalities occurred at the time of tornadic activity on June 21 and June 24, but neither has yet been officially confirmed as tornado-related. (See here and here.) For conservatism we put fatalities through June 24 at 43, the official NWS total: … Continue reading

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2013 Tornado Fatalities Update: Likely South Dakota Tornado Fatality

Unfortunately, there appears to have been at least one South Dakota tornado fatality from June 21, according to the Associated Press. We’ve updated our 2013 tornado tracking sheet through June 21, 2013 (now to be updated every Tuesday): Source:  Storm … Continue reading

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2013 Tornado Fatality Statistics through 6/15/2013

Source:  Storm Prediction Center (National Weather Service; 2013 tally here); AnalysisWire Research Note:  Prior Years refers to the years 1950 – 2012, the years of the most accurate tornado data. Tornado statistics are in beta and are subject to change.

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Changing Frequency of Tornado Fatality Posts

As we exit peak tornado season for 2013, AnalysisWire will be reducing the frequency of the tornado fatality index posts down to once per week or as additional fatalities are reported. Look for additional types of posts in the near … Continue reading

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2013 Tornado Fatality Statistics through 6/13/2013

Source:  Storm Prediction Center (National Weather Service; 2013 tally here); AnalysisWire Research Note:  Prior Years refers to the years 1950 – 2012, the years of the most accurate tornado data. Tornado statistics are in beta and are subject to change.

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