Tornadoes Put Alabama, Missouri On Top Of Most Dangerous Weather List
Several tornados ripped through Alabama and Missouri in 2011, which account for a large chunk of the states' weather-related deaths in recent years.By Matt Moreno | May 22, 2016
It was one of the most deadly years in the history of the U.S. for weather-related fatalities.
Both Alabama and Missouri saw a significant spike in deaths due to tornadoes in 2011, which is why they rank first and second respectively on the list of states with the most dangerous weather over the last five years.
According to a report from 24/7 Wall St., 85 percent of Alabama's weather-related deaths in the past five years occurred in 2011. Tornadoes killed more than 230 people, injuring scores more in the state that year.