Top Ten Tornadoes in America

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  • Alabama: Near Hattiesburg,MS

    Alabama: Near Hattiesburg,MS
    Killed 192
  • The Great Tri-States Tornado: MO, IL, IN

    The Great Tri-States Tornado: MO, IL, IN
    Killed 695,695 people from Missouri, Illinois, Indiana to Tennessee. A total of 792 tornadoes spawned off when all was said and done.
  • Alabama Tornadoes: killed 269

    Alabama Tornadoes: killed 269
    – a series of devastating tornadoes killed 269, injured 1,874 and caused $5 million in damages.
  • Gainsville,GA killed 203

    Gainsville,GA killed 203
    934 injured, $13 million damage
  • Southern Plains Tri-state Tornado

    Southern Plains Tri-state Tornado
    Tracked 221 miles from Texas through Oklahoma to Kansas; 169 killed, 980 injured, damage at $9.7 million; Woodward, Ok had 101 dead.
  • Flint, Michigan: 116 killed

    Flint, Michigan: 116 killed
  • Worchester, MA: 90 killed

    Worchester, MA: 90 killed
    East’s most deadly tornado, 90 victims, property damage at $53 million, then a record high. Some consideration had been given to the possibility of a tornado but it was felt that it “couldn’t happen here”.
  • Palm Sunday Tornadoes: 271 killed

    Palm Sunday Tornadoes: 271 killed
    Palm Sunday Tornadoes 37 funnels descended in Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana and Ohio; 271 killed; 3,000 injured; damage in excess of $500 million.
  • Jackson, Mississippi: 54 killed

    Jackson, Mississippi: 54 killed
  • Super Tornado Tornado Outbreak – 309 killed

    Super Tornado Tornado Outbreak – 309 killed
    Super Tornado Tornado Outbreak – 148 tornadoes in 12 states; 309 fatalities, 5,300 injuries: Alabama, Kentucky and Ohio hardest hit; Xenia, Ohio devastated.