Alabama is no strange to severe weather as we all know.

Not even halfway through the year and it's been revealed that Alabama has had the most severe weather reports this year so far.

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According to WSFA, no state has had more tornadoes than Alabama so far. WSFA also states that Alabama ranks 2nd for damaging wind and large hail reports as of March 27th.

When you think about all of the threats and reports since January 1st, it makes sense.

According to Stacker, there are roughly 100,000 thunderstorms every year in the United States, and 1 in 10 is considered severe. Flash floods,  and fires could be a result of thunderstorms.

Stacker recently did a study where they found the top county in each state with the worst weather.

They used data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to get their rankings and sorted a decade of storm events large and small from 2010 to 2020.

Could you guess which county un Alabama had the most severe weather?

The county with the worst weather in Alabama according to Stacker is in the heart of Dixie-Alley and has had 800 severe weather events from 2010-2020.

The most frequent events this county were thunderstorms, flash floods and hail.

The county in Alabama with the worst weather turned out to be.......

Lauderdale County

Towns like Lexington, Rogersville, St. Florian, and Waterloo are all located in Lauderdale county. Stacker says that the location of Lauderdale county in northern Alabama makes it prone to high wind and tornado-bearing thunderstorms.

You can see the full results of the study from Stacker by clicking here.

 

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