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Nacogdoches Named Texas' Eighth Safest City from Severe Weather
Posted 04 - 22 - 2015

Michelle Billick

Content Manager



Nacogdoches Named Texas' Eighth Safest City from Severe Weather

Charlotte, N.C. (April 21, 2015) -, a consumer-centric insurance marketplace, recently conducted a study to find the safest Texas cities from severe weather threats- and Nacogdoches ranked #8.

To find the safest cities, analysts at used a variety of storm data points to create total score for 44 Texas cities with populations greater than 31,000. Analysts used the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration storm events database to factor in occurrences of tornadoes, hail and lightning in each area. The total score also took into account the National Flood Insurance Program's Community Rating System. Data sources were only available at the county level. Cities were assigned points based on the information for the county in which the city is predominately located.

Nacogdoches ranked #8 on the list due to having low average occurrences of hail events, as well as a flood rating of zero.

The full report can be viewed here.

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