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May 24, 2011JOPLIN, MO | By: Harris
The national average for the number of tornadoes is down but the fatality rate is up.
With the terrible tragedy in Alabama and now Joplin, Missouri National Weather Service says the number of storms this year is nothing out of the ordinary. Senior forecaster for the National Weather Service in Pleasent Hill Mike July says when comparing storm systems, nothing is different this year compared to last.