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What B twelve had more than its fair share of wild weather.
Whether it -- destructive deadly or just plain hot.
Extreme weather affected Americans in every part of the country.
After a mild winter the most rain roared in with tornadoes.
Twisters tore through several states wiping -- communities and killing several people.
A devastating EF four tornado with winds of up to 200 miles per hour hit the midwest.
Henry bill and Maryville Indiana completely obliterated.
Heartbreaking stories of families ripped apart like this tragic case of father Angel -- Her family was killed when the twister struck their mobile home he -- was found in the field near her home but died later.
The summer months brought little relief with fourteen temperatures -- -- -- -- the coast and midwest along with historic drought conditions.
With soaring temperatures community's struggle to maintain their water supply.
Farmers -- effective action of their crops and ranchers were able to their cattle.
It was the worst drought in fifty years that -- two thirds of the nation.
The drought conditions made it right for wildfires.
The -- dove canyon fire in column battle raged for days killing two people destroyed over 300 homes and scorching over 181000.
It was fueled by the dry -- and fierce winds.
The unrelenting heat also proved deadly in the mid Atlantic and midwest states after July storms killed at least 22 people across the area.
It also knocked out power leaving millions sweltering.
Heat related death climbed to at least twenty in the Chicago area.
The Big Easy was not spared this year -- I think making landfall near New Orleans on the eve of the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
I think made landfall as a category one hurricane to slow moving storm -- low lying coastal area.
Here's one of the hardest hit areas plaque in the -- It's been moved slowly inland inundating communities in Arkansas hasn't passed.
An eerie sight in the skies over Phoenix as a massive dust storms called -- a -- -- it.
Winds gusting to forty miles per hour and stuff and fan from the desert.
What -- you twelve also saw the birth of a super storm.
A devastating hurricane that collided with a powerful -- system from Canada that's -- to the northeast.
-- made landfall in south Jersey in late October flooding beach communities of emerging highways and washing iconic -- walks into the ocean.
New York city's downtown skyline -- dark.
-- freezing point.
Homes went -- in plain.
Areas of Long Island Staten Island filled with debris.
Said he claimed at least 100 lives and changed the landscape of the Jersey Shore.
And just a week later another blow when the area was blanketed by snow sleet and rain from a nor'easter.
According to -- vicious heat waves wildfires hurricanes and severe storms will cost this year alone.
More than 100 billion dollars in repair costs.
In New York I'm meteorologist Janice Dean Fox News.
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