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Charles City, IA F5 Tornado (1968)

sun15mayAll DayCharles City, IA F5 Tornado (1968)

Event Details

Picture taken by the Floyd County sheriff (L. L. Lane) at his spotter position on Highway 14. It shows the tornado when it was 2 miles southwest of Charles City. Image via NWS La Crosse

The Charles City F5 went straight through downtown just before 5pm CDT. 13 people were killed and over 450 injured.

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