Table 1. Number of significant tornado events by month across the southern Appalachian region.

Significant tornado events (1950-2003)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Tot
6 6 20 23 18 3 3 1 0 1 7 6 94

Outbreak events (five or more significant tornadoes)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Tot
0 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 8

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