Wayne, NE EF4 Tornado – October 4, 2013: This significant twister reached peak intensity at an industrial park and across the Wayne Municipal Airport. Max winds 170 mph. The Wayne tornado was the first EF4 to affect the state of Nebraska since May 22, 2004. We detail this event with numerous photos and videos here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
October 4, 1848: No rating given to a hurricane-spawned tornado that destroyed three homes at Dennisville, NJ. A hat was carried six miles and part of a roof was carried four miles. Grazulis states the funnel may have begun or ended as a waterspout on Great Egg Harbor.
TY @KING5Seattle viewer Alayna B. for this video - On Friday @NWSSeattle confirms at appx. 1:57pm a brief, weak #tornado SE of #GrandMound, WA off #Tenino Grand Mound Rd. No reports of injuries or damage #k5weather #k5fall #wawx pic.twitter.com/mWfVP1oDjO— Craig Herrera (@CraigHerreraTV) October 4, 2019
There is more weather phenomenon than just tornadoes?
On This Day in OTHER weather history!
On October 4, 2005, Hurricane Stan made landfall near Punta Roca Partida, Mexico as a Category 1 hurricane. The heavy rain triggered mudslides and flash flooding, which tragically took the lives of over 1,600 people. For more information, click here.
On this day in 1923, Charlton Heston, American actor who was known for his chiseled features and compelling speaking voice and for his numerous roles as historical figures and famous literary characters, was born in Evanston, Illinois. He died in 2008. Source: Britannica.
Film & TV
On this day in 1957, TV sitcom “Leave It to Beaver” debuted on CBS! Get more daily history at onthisday.com!
On this day in 1970, US singer Janis Joplin was found dead at the Landmark Hotel Hollywood after an accidental heroin overdose. Joplin had the posthumous 1971 US No.1 single ‘Me And Bobby McGee’, and the 1971 US No.1 album ‘Pearl’. She was known as “The Queen of Psychedelic Soul” and as “Pearl” to her friends, Joplin remains one of the top-selling musicians in the United States, with over 15.5 million albums sold in the USA. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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