Tennessee had 36 tornadoes in 2013, no fatalities

Tennessee had 36 tornadoes in 2013, no fatalities

January 3rd, 2014 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee had 36 tornadoes in 2013 with no fatalities.

According to National Weather Service Meteorologist Bobby Boyd, in the Nashville office, 25 of the state's tornadoes took place in January. March and June saw four tornadoes each, and November had three tornadoes.

It was the first time since 2007 that there were no deaths reported from tornadoes in the state.

On average, Tennessee has 19 tornadoes each year with five fatalities.