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A July 2014 MSN article noted that Kansas has the highest average number of recorded F3 to F5 tornadoes each year, at 3.1. The Weather Channel ranked Florida as the "top tornado state" in March 2012 because of its averag... More »

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Tornadoes are also called twisters, and the wind speed of extreme tornadoes can reach up to 300 miles per hour. The United States averages 1,200 tornadoes each year, which is more than any other country. Tornadoes that t... More »

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There are two major tornado seasons in Kansas: the first season begins in early May and ends in late June, and the second season starts in November. More »

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