It was the Roaring 20s! Two towns along Lake Erie in Ohio were up and coming industrial centers. On Saturday, June 28, 1924 – the towns were bustling with shoppers and beach goers. And then tragedy struck. A massive tornado, later rated an F4, tracked through the towns of Sandusky and Lorain. At this time, of course, there were no sirens and no cell phones. Radio was less than 5 years old. There was no warning, only word of mouth. This week on Tornado Talk we share the account of the June 28, 1924 Sandusky-Lorain tornado. Hear the stories of heartbreak and heroism through the eyes of Betsy D’Annibale, author of the book “The 1924 Tornado in Lorain and Sandusky. Deadliest in Ohio History” and WOIO meteorologist Jon Loufman, who has studied the tornado and its track. Episode 10 of Tornado Talk is ON!
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