Special Report

States With the Most Tornadoes

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45. Nevada
> Total unique tornadoes (1950 – 2018): 93
> Total damage since 1996: $32,000
> Total fatalities since 1950: Not available
> Most destructive tornado on record: $30,000, on Friday, September 11, 1998

Photo: Dark clouds gather north of Elko, Nevada, in September 2013.

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44. New Hampshire
> Total unique tornadoes (1950 – 2018): 97
> Total damage since 1996: $2.9 million
> Total fatalities since 1950: 1
> Most destructive tornado on record: $2.0 million, on Thursday, July 24, 2008

Photo: Storms clouds gather above the historic Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire. The most destructive tornado in New Hampshire struck on July 24, 1998.

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43. Connecticut
> Total unique tornadoes (1950 – 2018): 109
> Total damage since 1996: $11.7 million
> Total fatalities since 1950: 4
> Most destructive tornado on record: $5.0 million, on Monday, July 01, 2013

Photo: A tornado funnel cloud hovers over Buckland Hills Mall in Manchester Connecticut, on July 27, 2014.

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42. Oregon
> Total unique tornadoes (1950 – 2018): 118
> Total damage since 1996: $3.6 million
> Total fatalities since 1950: 6
> Most destructive tornado on record: $1.2 million, on Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Photo: A dust devil is shown kicking up dirt on a farm off a country road in Oregon.

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41. Washington
> Total unique tornadoes (1950 – 2018): 122
> Total damage since 1996: $3.7 million
> Total fatalities since 1950: 6
> Most destructive tornado on record: $1.2 million, on Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Photo: A twister sets down in a field in a rural part of eastern Washington.

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