Severe weather caused 333 deaths in the United States in 2014, according to the National Weather Service’s Summary of Natural Hazard Statistics for 2014.
That was the fewest in 22 years.
“Fortunately, the United States was again spared any major land falling tropical storms. There were no U.S. tropical storm related deaths in 2014,” according to the report.
The last time there were fewer “fatalities caused by severe weather” was in 1992, when 308 such deaths were recorded, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.