Tornado Alley’s Most Devastating Years

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1990
> Tornado-related injuries in 5 alley states: 190 (33rd most)
> State with most injuries: Kansas (86 injuries)
> State with most fatalities: Texas (2 deaths)
> Number of US-wide tornadoes in 1990: 1,141 (375 in alley states)

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1991
> Tornado-related injuries in 5 alley states: 394 (18th most)
> State with most injuries: Kansas (259 injuries)
> State with most fatalities: Kansas (19 deaths)
> Number of US-wide tornadoes in 1991: 1,138 (480 in alley states)

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1992
> Tornado-related injuries in 5 alley states: 113 (21st fewest)
> State with most injuries: Texas (53 injuries)
> State with most fatalities: Not available
> Number of US-wide tornadoes in 1992: 1,303 (461 in alley states)

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1993
> Tornado-related injuries in 5 alley states: 285 (24th most)
> State with most injuries: Oklahoma (133 injuries)
> State with most fatalities: Oklahoma (7 deaths)
> Number of US-wide tornadoes in 1993: 1,178 (448 in alley states)

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1994
> Tornado-related injuries in 5 alley states: 116 (24th fewest)
> State with most injuries: Texas (98 injuries)
> State with most fatalities: Texas (4 deaths)
> Number of US-wide tornadoes in 1994: 1,088 (361 in alley states)

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1995
> Tornado-related injuries in 5 alley states: 128 (27th fewest)
> State with most injuries: Texas (108 injuries)
> State with most fatalities: Texas (6 deaths)
> Number of US-wide tornadoes in 1995: 1,245 (419 in alley states)

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1996
> Tornado-related injuries in 5 alley states: 141 (30th fewest)
> State with most injuries: Oklahoma (99 injuries)
> State with most fatalities: Oklahoma (2 deaths)
> Number of US-wide tornadoes in 1996: 1,177 (360 in alley states)

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1997
> Tornado-related injuries in 5 alley states: 68 (11th fewest)
> State with most injuries: Texas (60 injuries)
> State with most fatalities: Texas (29 deaths)
> Number of US-wide tornadoes in 1997: 1,151 (373 in alley states)

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1998
> Tornado-related injuries in 5 alley states: 243 (29th most)
> State with most injuries: South Dakota (152 injuries)
> State with most fatalities: South Dakota (6 deaths)
> Number of US-wide tornadoes in 1998: 1,432 (369 in alley states)

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1999
> Tornado-related injuries in 5 alley states: 996 (3rd most)
> State with most injuries: Oklahoma (686 injuries)
> State with most fatalities: Oklahoma (42 deaths)
> Number of US-wide tornadoes in 1999: 1,351 (514 in alley states)