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Time Lapse of Oklahoma Twister

Prayers to the town of Moore, Oklahoma.  So sad, especially when so many kids lives were taken while in school.   It's looking like this will be the worst Twister death toll since Joplin Missouri in 2011.  The one good thing about the following stats:  You can see how deadly storms have become much less frequent since weather predicting models and alert systems have gotten better.

Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee


695 deaths. March 18, 1925, in Missouri, Illinois and Indiana.

216 deaths. April 5, 1936, in Tupelo, Mississippi

203 deaths. April 6, 1936, in Gainesville, Georgia

181 deaths. April 9, 1947, in Woodward, Oklahoma

158 deaths. May 22, 2011, in Joplin, Missouri

143 deaths. April 24, 1908, in Amite, Louisiana, and Purvis, Mississippi

116 deaths. June 8, 1953, in Flint, Michigan

114 deaths. May 11, 1953 in Waco, Texas

114 deaths. May 18, 1902 in Goliad, Texas

103 deaths. March 23, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska

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Locations : AmiteFlintGainesvilleGeorgiaGoliadIllinoisIndianaJoplinLouisianaMichiganMississippiMissouriMoore OklahomaNebraskaOklahomaOmahaPurvisTexasTupeloWacoWoodward

05/21/2013 5:42AM
Time Lapse of Oklahoma Twister
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