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24aprAll DayApril 24 Tornado Events

24aprAll DayTallulah, LA Across Yazoo City to NE Mississippi Long Track EF4 – April 24, 2010 149 Mile Path, 1.75 Mile Max Width, 10 Fatalities

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#weatherpicofday OTD 16 years ago, we documented a supercell, wall cloud, brief tornado & a dramatic RFD gust front over rural Northwest Texas ranchland near the town of Seymour on 23 April 2003. Storm became outflow dominant near Seymour, early end to chaseday.
w/ @StormgasmJim

#OTD, in 1948: An estimated F4 tornado killed 5 and injured 25 as it crossed Chickasaw County, #IA. Part of Ionia was hit. #wxhistory
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#OTD in 1983, severe thunderstorms impacted the state, causing hail and wind damage, and producing tornadoes. One tornado was seen near Jackson, while the other touched down in Barnwell County and moved northeast for 33 miles before dissipating in Orangeburg County. #scwxhistory

#Shreveport #Louisiana climate readings for 1872-1930 from https://t.co/PJFr7f8JlO @KSLAWeather @NWSShreveport @weatherchannel @DynamicWxLLC @weather_history @WeatherHistory_ @WeatherNation @LouisianaLtGov #LouisianaHistory #Weatherhistory

#OTD (4-21) in 2001: An F4 #tornado with a path of 5 miles crossed thru parts of Barton County, KS and the town of Hoisington. There were 28 injuries, 1 fatality. 182 homes were destroyed, 52 with major damage. Roof was torn off the hospital. https://t.co/KcgYermJLK #kswx

On this day in 1996, five tornadoes hit in western, northwest and north central Arkansas. The most significant storm struck the Fort Smith and Van Buren area, killing two and injuring 89. #arwx #wxhistory

On this date in 2002: A F-3 tornado with estimated peak winds of 170 mph struck Wayne County, IL. One person in a mobile home near Wayne City was killed and 42 people were injured. #ILwx

The town of Denison, Texas was struck by a tornado on May 17, 1883, destroying the First Baptist church. The congregation rebuilt the church. #OTD in 1885, a second tornado destroyed the newly rebuilt church. #wxhistory

#OTD (4-20) in 1973: A bit after midnight, an F3 #tornado moved thru parts of Pontotoc Co, OK and the town of Ada. 9 mile path. ~500 buildings were damaged/destroyed by both tornado & downburst winds. 21 injuries. https://t.co/qb7LQUBKx0 #okwx (Image via #NOAA Photo LIbrary)

Iowa's all-time calendar day snowfall record occurred #OTD in 1918 when 24.0" fell in Lenox. Highest storm total amounts in Iowa includes 25.5" in Lenox, 24.0 in Bedford, 20.3 at Mt. Ayr, and 20.0 in Lamoni. Des Moines received 3.8 inches from this storm. #wxhistory

Liberty Hill (Bienville Parish) Louisiana climate 1885-1918 @KSLAWeather @NWSShreveport @weatherchannel @weather_history @WeatherHistory_ @LouisianaLtGov #FlashbackFriday #LouisianaHistory #BienvilleParish

April 19th, 1775: The first engagement of the Revolutionary War took place under crisp, clear weather at Lexington-Concord. #wxhistory

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