Tornadoes by County, 1950 to 2003
This graphic plots
the number of tornadoes reported in Alabama by county from 1950 to 2003. The
numbers may not add up to the totalnumber of tornadoes that have actually occurred in the state due to tornadoes crossing
from one county into another.
Alabama ranked third
nationally in the number of people killed by tornadoes at the end of 2003. 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.