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  1. Kory

    Severe WX April 24 - 26 Gulf Coast Severe Event

    I suspect Thursday will be a run of the mill severe event. Nothing like the last couple of bigger events, but we should get enough instability and dynamics for some isolated severe.
  2. PerryW

    On this date in 1971: The Deadly Mississippi Delta Tornadoes

    On this day 46 years ago (Sunday February 21, 1971) , a devastating tornado outbreak struck portions of the lower Mississippi Valley. Over 120 lives were lost, 118 of them dying in three violent, long track tornadoes that tore a path across western and northern Mississippi, southern Tennessee...
  3. PerryW

    US Tornado Fatality Trends (1950-2016 & 1990-2016)

    A couple of maps I created using official SPC Tornado Death statistics. The first map is the total number of tornado deaths by state from 1950 thru 2016 (a 67 year period of record). In 1950, technology for detecting tornadoes and warning the public was primitive when compared to today. For...