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The United States has the most tornadoes of any country in the world. The map below shows where tornadoes were reported in the contiguous United States from 2010–2020. Three locations on the map are labeled A, B, and C.
A map of the continental United States is shown. Each tornado report is marked on the map using a dot. Location A is surrounded by a small number of dots. Location B is surrounded by a moderate number of dots. Location C is surrounded by a large number of dots.
Based on the information in the map, which location has the highest risk of future tornadoes?
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