148 Twisters in 24 Hours.
95 were rated F2 or stronger on the Fujita scale and 30 were F4 or F5.
15 Tornadoes occurring simultaneously at the height of the event.
13 states affected across the Eastern US, from the Great Lakes region to the Deep South.
Over 2500 miles of damage path.
335 fatalities. More than 6000 injuries.
Click HERE to Explore the History of One of the Strongest Tornadoes of the Outbreak: The Xenia, OH F5
April 1974 Storm Data Publication
Revisiting the 3–4 April 1974 Super Outbreak of Tornadoes – SPC Publication
The Widespread Tornado Outbreak of April 2-4, 1974 – NOAA Natural Disaster Survey Report 74-1
Super Outbreak Tornado Stats Compiled by Fujita
Looking back at the April 3-4, 1974 Super Outbreak by US Tornadoes
WHAS Radio News Coverage of the Event
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