2011 has Most Tornado Deaths in 60 Years -- and We're Only Halfway Done

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

If it seems that destructive tornadoes have been in the news more than usual, it's because there are more of them wreaking havoc -- a lot more. The U.S. is only halfway through what is traditionally considered tornado season and there have already been more than 500 deaths from twisters. 2011 is already the deadliest year since 1953. The Associated Press has more: