Deaths in US by State
This graphic plots
the number of tornado deaths reported by state in the reporting period
since 1950. Only the top fifteen states are shown.
Alabama ranked third
nationally in the number of people killed by tornadoes. This underscores
the importance of knowing and practicing tornado safety procedures.
Tornadoes can happen very quickly, so if you know what to do, you
can respond quickly to save your life or the life of friends or relatives.