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18marAll DayMarch 18 Tornado Events

18marAll DaySunray, TX to Beaver, OK F4 Tornado – March 18, 198288 mile path, 0 Fatalities, 12 Injuries

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#OTD in 1925: Tri-State Tornado killed 695 people along the 200+ mile path. This is the deadliest tornado in US history. @USTornadoes https://t.co/pvi7UIq1tz #wxhistory

On the 16th and 17th of March of 1943, after one storm brought 16 inches of snow to Westby and other parts of the area, a second storm brought about 6 inches of snow to the area increasing the snow depth to 28 inches. Snow drifts were topping automobiles in places. #WxHistory

Over 80 years ago the 1936 St. Patrick's Day Flood highlighted how vulnerable our area is to river flooding. In less than 48 hours the rivers rose from 21.7 feet to 46 feet (on March 18th). 36 people died in this flood and 500 people were injured. #WxHistory

#OTD (3-17) in 1985: An early AM #tornado hit parts of Venice, FL. 55 houses, many well-constructed were destroyed. 220 other homes had minor to major damage. There were 2 fatalities, 44 injuries. Rating: F3. Summary: https://t.co/It5qpAlSGq #flwx #History @FLMemory

On March 17, 1944, Mount #Vesuvius began his last and most recent eruption 🌋 in the midst of the battle for Italy https://t.co/Nbkn6kfrxw

#OTD in 1952: The Weather Bureau, Army, Navy (WBAN) Center issued its first public tornado bulletin. #wxhistory https://t.co/0JWE5f2SAl

On this day in 1999, Tropical Cyclone Vance formed. It would later go on to intensify into a 145mph category 4 equivalent cyclone and make landfall on the coast of Western Australia. @weather_history https://t.co/3B3PfFnxHe

The Great Blizzard of 1888 paralyzed the east coast from the Chesapeake Bay to Maine from March 11-14. An estimated 400 people died from this blizzard. https://t.co/tJ19or8CsN #wxhistory

Huge Day in #Tornado #History! An outbreak of 59 tornadoes occurred March 13, 1990. This included 2-F4 and 2-F5 twisters. We will be highlighting these big events throughout the day. Check out our overview page of the outbreak here: https://t.co/957lRCUNgU

During the Mar 13, 1990 #tornado outbreak, an F4 moved 19 mi from Prairieburg to Worthington in Iowa. It was one of 14 tornadoes for the day in the state. 26 homes/business were damaged, 13 destroyed in Worthington. https://t.co/5WOhuEGAfl #iawx #wxhistory

#OTD in 1993, the 'Storm of the Century' was bearing down on the Southeast U.S. The storm battered the state with winds up to 65 mph, cold weather, and snow (flurries at the coast to over a foot in the Upstate). Damage and agricultural losses exceeded $22 million. #scwxhistory

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