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NATION - With all the severe storms this year, you may be wondering where you'd be safest from natural disasters. We can tell you Dallas should be at the bottom of your list. 

An analysis by "Sperling's Best Places" published in the  New York Times  ranked the Dallas area as having the "highest risk" of disasters in the country.  North Texas is vulnerable to frequent tornadoes, hail, gusty winds, flood, grass fires and even hurricane remnants.
Four of the top eight disaster-prone cities in Sperling's list are in Texas.

So where's the safest place?  That would be Corvallis, Oregon, with very little severe weather and a low risk of earthquakes.

Seven of Sperling's eight safest cities are in Oregon and Washington.

For a complete list go to:

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/05/01/weekinreview/01safe.html?smid=fb-nytimes&WT.mc_id=WIR-SM-E-FB-SM-LIN-WTL-050111-NYT-NA&WT.mc_ev=click