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How Often do Tornadoes Come Near Your Town?

Updated: 06/17/2014 5:19 PM
Created: 06/17/2014 4:56 PM KSTP.com
By: Megan Stewart

How often is your town hit with a tornado?

KSTP Meteorologist Jonathan Yuhas looked at all the tornadoes within a 60-mile radius of 19 Minnesota towns within the last 50 years.

The findings show the farther northwest in the state, the less tornadoes occurred.

Find your town on our interactive map and click on the dot closest to it:

A series of tornadoes on May 6, 1965, were the worst to hit the state in history. A total of 13 people were killed and another 683 were injured during the storms that tore through Chanhassen, Deephaven, Minneapolis and Fridley.

Watch KSTP's footage of the tornado here.


Minneapolis/St. Paul

Clear
55°
65° | 40°
  • Feels like: 55° F
  • Wind: NW 10mph
  • Humidity: 45%
  • Sun Plenty of sun
    65° | 50°
  • Mon Showers possible in the afternoon
    65° | 45°
  • Tue More clouds than sun
    53° | 36°
  • Wed More sun than clouds
    50° | 35°

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