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2018 was a historic year for extreme weather. Hurricanes Florence and Michael, as well as wildfires in California, were especially calamitous.

But, while natural disasters of all types are increasing in frequency and severity — largely due to climate change — 2018 experienced a relatively quiet year for tornadoes in the United States.

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Denny Jacob

Denny Jacob is an associate editor for NU PropertyCasualty360. Contact him at [email protected].