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.
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