On This Day: April 26! An F4 tornado destroys 80% of the buildings at Bellevue, TX in 1906, the Plains Outbreak occurred in 1991, and Carol Burnett is born! Get your daily dose of history!
On This Day: April 4! An EF2 tornado hits near Hopkinsville, KY in 2011, a long-track twister moves through Central FL in 1966 and Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated! Get your daily dose of history!
On This Day: April 3! An F2 tornado in Denton and Dallas Counties in TX in 1924, an EF3 at Forney, TX in 2012 and an avalanche kills 43 people near Chilkoot Pass, Alaska in 1898! Get your daily dose of history!
On This Day: January 16! Tornadoes in TX in 1926 and 2017, 3-4 inches of snow for Atlanta Metro in 2008 and the final showing of “Bonanza”! Get your daily dose of history!
An EF1 tornado struck Uniontown, PA, on the evening of February 15, 2018. One person was injured, and 200-300 homes were damaged or destroyed along a 2.35-mile path.
During the early morning hours of April 28, 2011, five tornadoes ripped across the Shenandoah Valley. This summary looks at the strongest, an EF2, that snaked along a 37.6 mile path across Rockingham and Shenandoah Counties. It caused heavy damage near Basye and injured two people. Check out this premium summary by becoming a member!
A tornado skipped through north-central Halifax County, VA, crossing into extreme western Charlotte County. It remained in rural areas but caused major damage along Liberty Road near Nathalie. One person was killed, and seven others were injured as the tornado decimated three trailers.
Just before midnight on April 27, 2011, an intense EF3 tornado moved through central Georgia. The small community of Vaughn, GA was destroyed. Sadly two people were killed and at least 12 others were injured.
This summary delves into the strongest of the nine tornadoes that hit New York during the April 25-28th Super Outbreak. This EF2 tornado leveled a large section of the New Michigan State Forest near Pharsalia.
On November 7, 1995, an outbreak of 40 tornadoes affected the Southeast. 28 of these tornadoes occurred in the state of South Carolina. This summary looks at what is officially the strongest, an F4 that hit near the town of Marion. The F4 rating is based on a 150-200 pound church bell that was moved 400-yards. Thomas Grazulis in Significant Tornadoes believes this an F2 tornado.