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This State Has the Deadliest Weather

Nevada's sweltering temperatures can kill
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 2, 2017 10:15 AM CDT
10 States With the Deadliest Weather
A woman tries to cool off while working outside in Las Vegas on July 1, 2014.   (AP Photo/John Locher)

(Newser) – If you can't stand the heat, stay far away from Nevada. Soaring temperatures caused the deaths of 50 people in Nevada in 2016 alone, making the state the deadliest in the country when it comes to weather, per 24/7 Wall St. The states with the most dangerous weather, based on weather-related deaths from 2012 to 2016:

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  1. Nevada
  2. Wyoming
  3. Oklahoma
  4. Arkansas
  5. Alaska
  6. West Virginia
  7. Utah
  8. Kentucky
  9. Missouri
  10. Mississippi
Click here for the full list, or check out the safest US states. (Read more weather stories.)

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