299  
NWUS23 KWNS 051432  
STATIJ  
2017 PRELIMINARY KILLER TORNADOES  
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK  
0931 AM CDT FRI MAY 05 2017  
 
# DATE TIME-CST COUNTIES STATE DEATHS A B C D WATCH EF LOCATION  
---- -------- --------- ----- ------ ------- ----- -- --------  
01 JAN 21 0350 FORREST MS 4 4 - - - WT010 3 02M 02H  
02 JAN 22 0230 BROOKS GA 2 2 - - - WT019 3 02M  
COOK 7 7 - - - WT019 07M  
BERRIEN 2 2 - - - WT019 02H  
03 JAN 22 1420 DOUGHERTY GA 5 5 - - - WT021 3 03M 02H  
04 FEB 28 1650 LA SALLE IL 2 2 - - - WT042 3 02O  
05 FEB 28 2000 PERRY MO 1 1 - - - WT041 4 01V  
06 FEB 28 2200 WHITE IL 1 1 - - - WT046 3 01O  
07 APR 02 0847 ST. MARTIN LA 2 - - - 2 ----- 1 02M  
08 APR 03 1323 UNION SC 1 1 - - - WT119 1 01M  
09 APR 29 1655 VAN ZANDT TX 2 2 - - - WT175 4 01H 01P  
10 APR 29 1720 VAN ZANDT TX 2 2 - - - WT175 3 02V  
11 APR 30 0830 HOLMES MS 1 1 - - - WT181 2 01M  
___ __ _ _ _  
TOTALS: 32 30 - - 2  
 
FATALITIES BY STATE: GA16 MS05 TX04 IL03 LA02 MO01 SC01  
FATALITIES BY CIRCUMSTANCE/LOCATION: 18M 08H 03V 02O 01P  
 
A = IN TORNADO WATCH  
B = IN SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH  
C = CLOSE TO THE WATCH /15 MINUTES OR 25 MILES/  
D = NO WATCH IN EFFECT  
H = HOUSE  
M = MOBILE HOME  
O = OUTDOORS  
P = PERMANENT BUILDING/STRUCTURE  
V = VEHICLE  
U = UNKNOWN  
WS = SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH /NUMBER/  
WT = TORNADO WATCH /NUMBER/  
EF = ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE RATING  
 
MAP OF ANNUAL U.S. KILLER TORNADOES (LOWER CASE):  
HTTP://WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/CLIMO/TORN/FATALMAP.PHP  
 
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