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Appalachian Outbreak (1944)

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Destruction of the Lutheran Church, where only the brick bell-tower remained standing. Image credit: Sara Stewart.

On June 23, 1944, a historic tornado outbreak occurred across the Appalachians. This outbreak featured the deadliest tornado to ever strike Pennsylvania and the deadliest ever recorded in West Virginia.

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