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Statistics About The Most Dangerous Tornado

The most dangerous tornado on record occurred in 1925 in the U.S., known as the Tri-State Tornado, with a path length of 219 miles, estimated wind speeds of 300 mph, and resulted in 695 fatalities.

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"The deadliest tornado in world history was the Daulatpur–Saturia tornado in Bangladesh on April 26, 1989, which killed approximately 1,300 people."

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"The most dangerous tornado in U.S. history is the Tri-State Tornado on March 18, 1925 that spanned over Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana, causing 695 deaths."

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"The widest tornado ever recorded in the U.S was the El Reno tornado in Oklahoma on May 31, 2013. It reached widths of 2.6 miles."

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"Approximately 1,200 tornadoes hit the U.S each year."

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"Peak tornado season in the southern states is March to May, while peak months in the northern states are during the summer."

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"A typical tornado only lasts for a few minutes."

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"Every state in the USA has experienced at least two tornadoes since 1950."

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"Tornadoes have been recorded on all continents except Antarctica."

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"The vast majority of the world's deadliest tornadoes occur in Bangladesh due to low warning capabilities."

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"A single tornado can pick up to 900 times its own weight in debris."

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"The tornado with the greatest death toll in a single city was the Waco, Texas tornado on May 11, 1953 that killed 114 people."

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"The highest wind speed ever recorded in a tornado, which is also the highest wind speed recorded on Earth, was 301 ± 20 mph in the Bridge Creek–Moore tornado in Oklahoma on May 3, 1999."

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"About 80% of tornadoes are categorized as EF0 and EF1 (or F0 and F1), the weakest and shortest lived."

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"The 2011 tornado year stands as the deadliest year for tornadoes since 1950, with 553 deaths."

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"Tornado Alley in the US sees more tornadoes than anywhere else in the world."

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"About one in every 1,000 tornadoes will be violent, reaching EF4 or EF5 status."

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"Tornadoes cause an average of 80 deaths and more than 1,500 injuries in the U.S. each year."

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"It's estimated that tornadoes cause over $400 million worth of damage in the U.S. each year."

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"Only 20% of tornadoes occur from dusk to dawn, but they are responsible for nearly half of all tornado deaths."

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