Late-Season Tornados Hit Southeast
Six dead in latest storms
A wave of late-season tornadoes devastated parts of the Southeastern United States on Wednesday, killing at least six people in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Tornados are most common in the southeast in April, May, and June, but a small number occur each year in October and November. Intense storms like the ones seen this week are unusual so late in the year. The spring tornado season, which included a 24-hour period in which 287 tornadoes were recorded and 324 people were killed, was the worst on record by some measures.
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