Orange, TX F4 Tornado – November 7, 1957

It is considered one of the worst outbreaks to occur across Southeast Texas/Southwest Louisiana. At least 14 tornadoes hit this area on November 7, 1957. The Orange, TX F4 tornado is the topic of this summary. It was the strongest of the outbreak. 180 homes were destroyed. 115 of these were in the Riverside Housing Project. 9 ships and 3 barges were torn from their moorings.

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