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Lookeba, OK EF3 Tornado β€” May 24, 2011

Lookeba, OK EF3 Tornado β€” May 24, 2011

NEW "FREEMIUM" SUMMARY!

During the afternoon of May 24, 2011, Oklahoma was impacted by one of the state’s most infamous outbreaks. Twenty-two tornadoes tracked across areas west of and into the Oklahoma City metro. This summary will examine a short-lived and powerful EF3 that tore through areas west and north of Lookeba.

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Murfreesboro, TN EF4 Tornado – April 10, 2009

Murfreesboro, TN EF4 Tornado – April 10, 2009

Updated Summary! A completely new look at this event! Much more imagery, maps and personal stories!

A substantial tornado outbreak swept across portions of the South throughout April 10, 2009. The strongest was an EF4 that rolled through the northern side of Murfreesboro. This summary provides a detailed analysis of the damage and documents the personal stories of those who lived through it.

Keefeton, OK F4 Tornado – May 26, 1973

Keefeton, OK F4 Tornado – May 26, 1973

Updated Summary! Complete overhaul from what we did before with personal stories, images and new maps!

Keefeton, Oklahoma, is an unincorporated community located on U.S. Highway 64, ten miles south of downtown Muskogee. On May 26, 1973, the roadside town of approximately 400 people was nearly wiped out by an estimated F4 tornado. This summary will detail the destruction and tragic loss of life through personal stories gathered from numerous newspaper accounts. It will also highlight how this small community rallied to help one another in their time of need.

The Lunenburg-Nottoway-Dinwiddie-Prince George Tornado In Virginia – May 5, 1834

The Lunenburg-Nottoway-Dinwiddie-Prince George Tornado In Virginia – May 5, 1834

NEW FREE SUMMARY! A deadly family of tornadoes carved a 70-80 mile path through Lunenburg, Nottoway, Dinwiddie, and Prince George Counties in Virginia on May 5, 1834. Through analysis of newspaper reports, ancestry records, and information from historical societies, we have documented the details of this significant event in Virginia history to the best of our ability.

Noxubee County, MS EF3 Tornado – January 1, 2011

Noxubee County, MS EF3 Tornado – January 1, 2011

Updated Summary With New Map Details and Images!

2011 was one of the most active tornado years on record and it started off with seven twisters that traveled through portions of Mississippi. One of the strongest, was given an EF3 rating. It tracked close to nine miles through Noxubee County.

Allendale, IL to Vincennes, IN F4 Tornado – January 7, 1989

Allendale, IL to Vincennes, IN F4 Tornado – January 7, 1989

Updated Summary with More Stories and Images!

Six tornadoes were produced during the late afternoon/early evening of January 7, 1989. The most significant twister of the day hit the small town of Allendale, IL, in Wabash County. Per the Storm Data Narrative from January 1989, β€œmuch of the town was obliterated.” Fifty-five people were injured along the 22-mile path.

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