Deadliest Tornado Years for a State since 1950


RANK  SUM  YEAR  STATE           MAJOR EVENT

  1.  150  1953  TEXAS           11 MAY - WACO
  2.  137  1965  INDIANA         11 APR - PALM SUNDAY OUTBREAK
  3.  127  1953  MICHIGAN        08 JUN - FLINT
  4.  118  1971  MISSISSIPPI     21 FEB DELTA OUTBREAK
  5.  112  1952  ARKANSAS        21 MAR OUTBREAK
  6.   90  1953  MASSACHUSETTS   09 JUN - WORCESTER
  7.   81  1955  KANSAS          25 MAY - UDALL
  8.   79  1974  ALABAMA         03 APR - SUPER-OUTBREAK
  9.   75  1952  TENNESSEE       21 APR - OUTBREAK
 10.   72  1974  KENTUCKY        03 APR - SUPER-OUTBREAK
 11t.  65  1985  PENNSYLVANIA    31 MAY - OUTBREAK
 11t.  65  1968  ARKANSAS        15 MAY - OUTBREAK
 13.   62  1965  OHIO            11 APR - PALM SUNDAY OUTBREAK
 14.   59  1967  ILLINOIS        21 APR - OUTBREAK
 15.   58  1966  MISSISSIPPI     03 MAR - VICKSBURG
 16.   56  1957  MISSOURI        20 MAY - RUSKIN HEIGHTS
 17.   54  1979  TEXAS           10 APR - WICHITA FALLS
 18.   53  1965  MICHIGAN        11 APR - PALM SUNDAY OUTBREAK
 19.   51  1970  TEXAS           11 MAY - LUBBOCK
 20t.  47  1974  TENNESSEE       03 APR - SUPER-OUTBREAK
 20t.  47  1974  INDIANA         03 APR - SUPER-OUTBREAK
 22t.  42  1984  NORTH CAROLINA  28 MAR - OUTBREAK
 22t.  42  1974  OHIO            03 APR - XENIA (SUPER-OUTBREAK)
 22t.  42  1998  FLORIDA         22 FEB - KISSIMMEE
 22t.  42  1999  OKLAHOMA        03 MAY - BRIDGE CREEK/MOORE




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