After such a wild weekend of weather in Oklahoma, dozens of tornadoes recorded amidst high winds and big hail, it's only natural that we peek in on the international records for tornadoes.

Spoiler - the USA holds every tornado record in the world.

While most Oklahomans truly believe that we get the absolute brunt of Mother Nature's fury, that's not entirely the case. The records aren't even limited to what we all know as Tornado Alley.

Here's a quick fact... Every state in the union experiences tornadoes. Even Alaska and Hawaii (waterspouts count). Additionally, almost every continent experiences twisters too, the only safe haven being Antarctica.

Still, every measured record associated with 'naders belongs to the US, and the big two categories remain, like a couple of championship blue ribbons, with Oklahoma.

Tornado Records from Around the Country

With tornadoes on our minds the last few days, I started to wonder about many of the tornado records. How many in one day, biggest outbreak, strongest tornado in history, etc... While we all feel Oklahoma is the home of terrible tornadoes, the stats are somewhat surprising.

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The Ten Most Tornado-Prone Counties in America

When it comes to the topic of tornadoes, Oklahoma is universally known around the world for producing some of the biggest, including the last F6 ever measured... but it'd probably surprise most Okies that the Sooner State doesn't even crack the top five of the most tornado-prone counties in America.

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Odd and Unbelievable Tornado Facts

As far as we've come in the technology surrounding severe weather and tornadoes, there's still a massive amount science still doesn't understand. Yes, there is a generally agreed idea of how they begin, the conditions needed, and the usual atmospheric conditions, but twisters are still wildly unpredictable. Even more fascinating are the strange and almost terrifying facts about these powerful displays of nature.

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Things You'll Need in Your Oklahoma Tornado Prep Kit

Even though the odds of your life being affected by a tornado are extremely thin, there's no harm in being prepared with basic necessities. Even if the storm misses your home you could still find yourself without power or water for days to weeks. Here's a quick rundown on the basics every home should have for tornado season in Oklahoma.

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