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List of deadliest tornadoes in US since 1900

Posted at 7:30 AM, Dec 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-12 08:32:50-05

(AP) — A list of the 10 deadliest tornadoes in the United States since 1900:

— 695 deaths. March 18, 1925, in Missouri, Illinois and Indiana.

— 216 deaths. April 5, 1936, in Tupelo, Mississippi.

— 203 deaths. April 6, 1936, in Gainesville, Georgia.

— 181 deaths. April 9, 1947, in Woodward, Oklahoma.

— 158 deaths. May 22, 2011, in Joplin, Missouri.

— 143 deaths. April 24, 1908, in Amite, Louisiana, and Purvis, Mississippi.

— 116 deaths. June 8, 1953, in Flint, Michigan.

114 deaths. May 11, 1953 in Waco, Texas.

— 114 deaths. May 18, 1902 in Goliad, Texas.

— 103 deaths. March 23, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration