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Annual U.S. Killer Tornado Statistics
Map U.S. Killer Tornadoes by Year (1991-2014)
Current Year U.S. Killer Tornadoes (AWIPS ID:STATIJ)
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Map Killer Tornadoes by Year (1991-2014)
Tornado EF-Scale (3 sec. gust in mph)
EF? EF?
(Not yet rated)
EF0 EF0
(65-85)
EF1 EF1
(86-110)
EF2 EF2
(111-135)
EF3 EF3
(136-165)
EF4 EF4
(166-200)
EF5 EF5
(>200)
Note 1: Killer tornadoes that cross state boundaries with deaths in both states are listed twice but counted once.
Note 2: The SPC online watch archive exists from 2004 to the current year.
Current Year Preliminary U.S. Killer Tornadoes
2014 PRELIMINARY KILLER TORNADOES
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
445 PM CDT TUE AUG 12 2014
                         
# DATE TIME-CST COUNTIES   STATE DEATHS A B C D  WATCH EF LOCATION
------ ------- ---------  ------ ------ -------  ----- -- -------
01 APR 25 1830 CHOWAN CO       NC   1   1 - - -  WT091  2  01H
02 APR 27 1430 WAPELLO-JOHNSON IA   2   - 2 - -  WS098  1  02M
03 APR 27 1630 OTTAWA CO       OK   1   1 - - -  WT097  2  01V
04 APR 27 1825 PULASKI-WHITE   AR  16  16 - - -  WT100  4  13H 02M
                                                           01V
05 APR 28 1500 WINSTON CO      MS  10  10 - - -  WT108  4  09H 01P
06 APR 28 1600 LIMESTONE CO    AL   2   2 - - -  WT108  3  02M
07 APR 28 1730 RANKIN CO       MS   1   1 - - -  WT108  3  01V
08 APR 28 1915 LINCOLN CO      TN   2   3 - - -  WT108  3  02M
09 JUN 16 1500 STANTON CO      NE   1   1 - - -  WT303  4  01M
10 JUN 16 1515 STANTON CO      NE   1   1 - - -  WT303  4  01V
11 JUL 08 1702 MADISON CO      NY   4   - 4 - -  WS403  2  03M 01H
12 JUL 24 0630 NORTHHAMPTON CO VA   3   - - - 3  NONE   1  03O
                                   ___ __ _ _ _
TOTALS:                            44  35 6 - 3

FATALITIES BY STATE: AL02 AR16 IA02 MS11 NC01 NE02 NY04 OK01 TN02 VA03

FATALITIES BY CIRCUMSTANCE/LOCATION: 24H 12M 03O 01P 04V

A = IN TORNADO WATCH
B = IN SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
C = CLOSE TO THE WATCH /15 MINUTES OR 25 MILES/
D = NO WATCH IN EFFECT
H = HOUSE
M = MOBILE HOME
O = OUTDOORS
P = PERMANENT BUILDING/STRUCTURE
V = VEHICLE
U = UNKNOWN
WS = SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH /NUMBER/
WT = TORNADO WATCH /NUMBER/
EF = ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE RATING

MAP OF ANNUAL U.S. KILLER TORNADOES (LOWER CASE):
HTTP://WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/CLIMO/TORN/FATALMAP.PHP

..CARBIN..08/12/2014

Printable version of Latest Annual U.S. Killer Tornado Statistics (AWIPS ID: STATIJ)
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