The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


April 30, 2014

Severe weather facts

Severe weather facts

• On average, tornadoes kill 60 people in the U.S. each year.

• Flash flooding is the No. 1 cause of death associated with thunderstorms, causing more than 140 fatalities in the U.S. each year.

• Most homes in the Midwest are built to a rating of 90-100 mph winds.

• Any location can be affected by flash flooding.

• Clinton County is one of only 15 counties in Iowa to receive the National Weather Service’s StormReady designation.



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    April 30, 2014 1 Story

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