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10 States Most at Risk Of Disaster

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9. Missouri

Types of Disasters (2001-2010): Severe weather, winter storms

Estimated Insured Property Loss: $4.5 billion

Missouri sees numerous tornadoes and severe thunderstorms.

Flooding is a risk with two major rivers in the state — the Missouri and Mississippi.

Winters here can be bitterly cold, accompanied by hazardous snow and ice storms.

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Melissa Breyer

Melissa Breyer is a writer and editor with a background in sustainable living, specializing in food, science and design. She is the co-author of True Food (National Geographic) and has edited and written for regional and international books and periodicals, including The New York Times Magazine. Melissa lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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9:52PM PDT on Aug 5, 2014

Noted.

3:07AM PDT on Jun 27, 2014

Living in Texas... Tornados terrify me.

3:06AM PDT on Jun 27, 2014

Living in Texas... Tornados terrify me.

3:06AM PDT on Jun 27, 2014

Living in Texas... Tornados terrify me.

3:06AM PDT on Jun 27, 2014

Living in Texas... Tornados terrify me.

1:22AM PDT on Jun 15, 2014

I knew beautiful Arizona wasn't in this list, but the climate change we may just burn pretty soon. It is so hot here. :(

2:09PM PDT on Jun 9, 2014

Thanks for sharing.

12:26PM PDT on Jun 1, 2014

thanks

8:34PM PDT on May 14, 2014

Thank you!

1:35PM PDT on Apr 1, 2014

Interesting list. Thank you.

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