Alabama is known as one of the top places in the entire world for strong and damaging tornadoes. And in the video below, you can see every tornado and intensity from 1950 to 2017.
The Video shows the approximate track and peak intensity of every tornado recorded in the United States from 1950 to 2017. The data is from the National Weather Service’s archive of Severe Weather Reports.
The frequency of tornadoes varies strongly with geographic location across the United States, with the central Great Plains (“Tornado alley”) and parts of the Gulf Coast being particularly susceptible. However, tornadoes occur at least occasionally in every state shown.
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