- May 6, Natchez, Miss.: tornado struck heart of the
city, killing 317 and injuring over 1,000.
- Feb. 19, Miss., Ala., N.C., S.C., Tenn., Ky., Ind.:
series of 60 tornadoes caused estimated 800 deaths.
- April 24–25, La., Miss., Ala., Ga.: 18 tornadoes
resulted in 310 deaths (143 of these caused by 1 tornado that moved from
Amite, La. to Purvis, Miss.).
- March 18, Mo., Ill., Ind.: the “Tri-State Tornado”
was the most violent single twister in U.S. history. It caused the
deaths of 695 people and injured over 2,000. Property damage was
estimated at $16.5 million.
- March 21–22, Ala., Miss., Ga., Tenn.: outbreak of
33 tornadoes killed 334 (268 in Ala.).
- April 3–4: a series of 148 twisters within 16 hours
comprised the deadly “Super Tornado Outbreak” that struck 13 states in
the East, South, and Midwest. Before it was over, 330 died and 5,484
were injured in a damage path covering more than 2,500 mi.
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