According to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), there is an average of 1,253 tornados that occur in the United States. There are low-count states, such as Massachusetts with one tornado annually, to high-count states, such as Texas with an average of 155 tornados per year. Click here to find a full map of the annual tornado occurrences throughout the United States.
Before a Tornado Occurs
Unfortunately, there is not much you can do to protect your home against a tornado. If your home is in the path of a tornado, the best thing you can do is protect yourself if you're not able to leave.