Category Archives: Tornadoes

2013 Tornado Fatality Statistics through 6/4/2013

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.  May 31 tornado fatalities could be increased.  The tally we use … Continue reading

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2013 Tornado Fatality Statistics through 6/3/2013

Source:  Storm Prediction Center (National Weather Service); AnalysisWire Research Note:  “Prior Years” refers to the years 1950 – 2012, the years of the most accurate tornado data.  May 31 tornado fatalities are likely to be increased.  The tally we use … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Tornadoes: Approximate Death Toll Likely Not Known for Days

Today’s Oklahoma tornadoes are already catastrophic in terms of damage and loss of life. It’s important to keep in mind that information in events that devastate a wide area often takes substantial time to finalize. Based on the experience of … Continue reading

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Analysis: 1/10 of One Percent of Reported U.S. Tornadoes in Past 5 Years Are EF5

AnalysisWire is undertaking a detailed review of tornado data to provide our readers with up-to-date insight during tornado season.  We start off with our first finding: the most dangerous tornadoes, Enhanced Fujita Scale EF5 tornadoes, are infrequent, particularly in comparison … Continue reading

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