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2018 was one of the least active years on record for US tornadoes; No twister rated EF4 or higher


January 2, 2019

AccuWeather - In a year that featured catastrophic hurricanes and historic wildfires, 2018 could close out as one of the quietest and least-deadly years for tornadoes in United States history.

This is also significantly lower than the 20-year average of 80 tornado-related fatalities per year, according to Texas Tech University.

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