Fewer Texas Tornadoes?

A year ago this waterspout impressed a lot of click2pin users! Gary Renola took this shot. Fortunately the waterspout never made landfall.
A year ago this waterspout impressed a lot of click2pin users! Gary Renola took this shot. Fortunately the waterspout never made landfall.

We’ve had tornado reports Monday in Huntsville and Tuesday in Weldon, so you might think it’s ironic for me to get a report that we’re having fewer tornadoes across the state!

Taken by 'countrygirl' and put on Click2pins Monday. Minor damage in a Walmart parking lot occurred.

Nonetheless, NOAA data has been sourced and QuoteWizard has put together which states have seen an increase or decrease in tornadic activity the past ten years. Texas has seen a 10% decrease from 2010-2020 vs. 2000 to 2009.

Texas Tornado Activity is down

You’ll notice the numbers might be interesting, but the dollar amounts still count and tornadoes since 2010 have run up more than $1.6Billion in damage costs across our state alone.

Interestingly, the company found a shift in tornadic activity away from the “tried and true” Tornado Alley to the southern part of the United States. A full look at the list:

Tornado Frequency by State
Tornado Frequency by State

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