Annual deaths nationwide from tornadoes

More than 5,700 people have been killed by tornadoes nationwide since 1950, when detailed records of such storms were first kept. This week’s massive storm in Moore, Okla., killed at least 24. The deadliest years since 1950:

Annual deaths nationwide from tornadoes
Source: Washington Post analysis of National Weather Service tornado reports. The Washington Post. Published on May 21, 2013, 9:11 p.m.
 
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