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2013 Tornado Fatality Statistics through 6/5/2013

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 is … Continue reading

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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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El Reno, OK Tornado Dramatically Wider than Other Recorded F5/EF5 Tornadoes

The May 31, 2013 El Reno tornado was the widest ever recorded at 2.6 miles wide. It’s worth showing how much wider the tornado was than any other EF5 tornado: Source: AP/ABC News; NWS; CNN Note: “0.2” represents tornadoes that … 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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