Here is a look at how many tornadoes we have seen across the United States so far this year:
Reported tornadoes this year: 717
National Average (Jan. 1st – Aug. 20th): 1200
We have seen 500 fewer tornadoes this year then what is average or typical. No complains. However, of the tornadoes we have seen, 45 people have lost their lives.
In Kansas, we have had 58 reported tornadoes. We average about 80 twisters a year in the Sunflower State.