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By Kevin Simmons,Sutter Daniel

In 2011, regardless of persevered advancements in forecasting, monitoring, and caution expertise, the U.S. used to be hit by means of the deadliest twister season in many years. greater than 1,200 tornadoes touched down, shattering groups and their protection nets and killing greater than 500 people—a demise toll unequalled when you consider that 1953. Drawing at the detailed research defined of their first publication, financial and Societal affects of Tornadoes, economists Kevin M. Simmons and Daniel Sutter right here study the standards that contributed to the results of such tornadoes because the mid-April outbreak that devastated groups in North Carolina, the “Super Outbreak” around the southern and japanese usa in overdue April, and the only, mile-wide funnel that touched down in Joplin, Missouri, between others, in overdue May.

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