March 2, 2010

While the so-called Snowmageddon and Snowicane tm blizzards that book-ended the month got much of the nation’s attention, not a single tornado was reported in the United States during February 2010.

According to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), no tornadoes were reported last month.

“It’s a phenomenal feat that we went a month without a tornado,” said Expert Senior Meteorologist Henry Margusity.

If the statistic stands, it would be the first tornado-free February in at least 60 years.

February typically has 22 tornadoes on average, based on reports dating back to 1950 from the SPC.

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