2013 Weather Did $1 Billion Damage

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tornadoThe weather caused some seriously expensive damage to the US last year. According to a report from the National Climactic Data Center (NCDC), despite the fact that tornado activity was below average in 2013, seven extreme weather and climate-related events cost over $1 billion in damage.

From tornadoes alone there were 54 fatalities.

The country also experienced its 20th warmest winter on record and tied for its 15th warmest summer. Overall, the year’s annual temperature was 0.3°F above the 20th Century average. Read more at the National Climactic Data Center.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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