1896 Shock News : Almost 500 Killed During May Tornado Outbreak

The May 1896 tornado outbreak sequence was a series of violent and deadly tornado outbreaks that struck much of the Central and Southern United States from May 15 to May 28, 1896. It is considered one of the worst tornado outbreak sequences on record. There were four particularly notable tornado outbreaks during the two-week period. It produced three F5 tornadoes as well as the third deadliest tornado ever in United States history. A total of 484 people were killed during the entire outbreak sequence by at least 38 different tornadoes which struck Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Kentucky and Michigan.

May 1896 tornado outbreak sequence – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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1 Response to 1896 Shock News : Almost 500 Killed During May Tornado Outbreak

  1. It’s more than 30 years ago – so it doesn’t count … At least not for the “True Believer of the Church of AGW.”

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