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I've seen lots of tornado maps and charts over the years, but these are the first ones I've seen that show the frequency of U.S. tornadoes by latitude and longitude lines.

The maps were created by Tim Brice, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in El Paso and were making the rounds on the weather Twitterverse Monday.

Brice used U.S. tornado data from 1950 to 2013 from the Storm Prediction Center.

The latitude that had the most tornadoes was 39.8 degrees North, with 510 tornado hits, Brice says. The spikes in tornadoes by latitude appear to correspond to the central and southern Plains, with a "gap" due to the high mountains of the Appalachians.

As for longitude, the "winner" is 97.5 degrees West, where 2,126 tornadoes have hit since 1950. That corresponds with central Oklahoma and much of eastern Texas, one of the most tornado-prone parts of the country.

Brice also points out the impact of the dryline in west Texas, which shows a sharp dropoff in tornado frequency.

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