April 26

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!

April 4

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!

April 3

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!

Fulks Run-Basye, VA EF2 Tornado- April 28, 2011

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!

Marion, SC F4 (F2?) Tornado – November 7, 1995

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.

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