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College Park, MD F3 Tornado – September 24, 2001

College Park, MD F3 Tornado – September 24, 2001

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This summary looks at a significant tornado that moved through Princes George’s and Howard Counties in Maryland. It hit parts of the University of Maryland Campus and resulted in 2 fatalities.

Ivy-Mechums River, VA F3 Tornado – September 30, 1959

Ivy-Mechums River, VA F3 Tornado – September 30, 1959

Updated Summary!

One of the most devastating tornadoes to ever hit the state of Virginia was spawned by Hurricane Gracie on September 30, 1959. The twister tracked through a part of Albemarle County west of Charlottesville and east of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This summary provides a detailed analysis of discrepancies in the path and the number of tornadoes to hit this day. It also focuses on the tragedy near Ivy. In mere seconds, ten members of one family lost their lives.

The South Dakota Tornado Outbreak of August 28, 1884

The South Dakota Tornado Outbreak of August 28, 1884

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On August 28, 1884, a deadly localized tornado outbreak would unfold across portions of eastern South Dakota. One of these twisters would become the second earliest photographed in history. There are sharp discrepancies over which tornado that day was photographed, and there is no detailed summary of the event in its entirety. In this article, I attempt to solve both of these longstanding unknowns.

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