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                                                  A deadly path
  Top 5 tornado
  days of 2011
  1. April 27 - 226
  2. April 15 - 117
  3. May 25 - 104
  4. April 16 - 95
                               In just under 5 months,                                                       Fatalities
  5. April 26 - 86


                                                                                                                                                                                          519
                           The United States has equaled                                                     Tornado Reports
                             the record for deaths from

   1,370                    tornadoes in a single year —
                                                                                                                                                                             FATALITIES




                                                                                                                                                                                                                             243
                            and there’s still more than a
                                     month left in
   The number of tornadoes       the tornado season.
                                                                                                                                                                                               122in
   to date in 2011


   1,376
   The 3 year average for tornadoes
                                                                                                                                                                                              Occured
                                                                                                                                                                                            Mobile Homes

                                                                                                                                                                                     70
   519




                                                                                                                                                                                                                     139
                                                                                                                                                                               Occured in
                                                                                                                                                                               Permanent
   The number of deaths due to                                                                                                                                                   Homes
   tornadoes this year
                                                                  875*




   64
                                                                                            462




                                                                                                                                                                    Killer tornadoes per state
                                                                                                                                                                          Killer tornadoes
   The 3-year average for deaths due
   to tornadoes                                                                                                                                                           Fatalities
                                                                                     323*




                                                                                                    324




                                                                                                                                                                                                              33
                                                                                              322




                                                                                                                                                                                                    31
                                                                                    304




                                                                                                                                                                                              24
                                                                                                         296
                                                                                                        292




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 16
                                                                                                      270




                                                                                                                                                                                     15
                                                                                                                                                                              12
   Number of tornadoes




                                                                                                                                                                       11




                                                                                                                                                                                                                9
                                                                                                                                                                                                        6
                                                                                                                                              6

                                                                                                                                                                          6



                                                                                                                                                                                          6
                                                                         226




                                                                                                                                                                                               5
                                                                                                                                                                               3
                                                                                                                                            3
                                                                                                                                            3
                                                                                                                                            2
                                                                                                                                            1

                                                                                                                                            1




                                                                                                                                                                                                                         1
                                                                                                                                            1

                                                                                                                                            1
                                                                                        201
                     3 yr avg




                                                                              189




                                                                                                                                            LA MN        KS         VA AR OK              GA NC        MS       TN MO             AL
                                                                             185
                     2008
    2011

            2009
           2010




                                                                                                                 146
                                         147




                                                                     139
                                                        129




                                                                                                                   118

                                                                                                                          114
                                                      115




                                                                                                                                                              108
                                                                                                                                                 111
                                                                                                                                  101
                                                95*




                                                                                                                       95
                                                             92
              84




                                                                                                                                       72




                                                                                                                                                                65

                                                                                                                                                                       65
                                                                                                                                60




                                                                                                                                                    59
                           61



                                           61




                                                                                                                                55




                                                                                                                                            57




                                                                                                                                                                               53




                                                                                                                                                                                                    48
                                                                                                                                                                                                    48
                                                                                                                                                                                                    46
                  40



                                   36




                                                                                                                                                                                                   32
                                                  33
   30




                                                                                                                                                                                     22
                                                                                                                                                                     21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       *Preliminary
  16




                                                                                                                                                                                    15
                                                                                                                                             8




                                                                                                                                                                                   3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Numbers
           6




                                1




         Jan.                     Feb.                Mar.               April         May            June         July         Aug.         Sept               Oct.               Nov.                Dec.
Sources: Storm Prediction Center, NOAA                                                                                                                                                             INFOGRAPHIC BY TARA MARTIN/QMI AGENCY

				
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