Tornadoes Events in History

2012 Event - Severe weather hits the U.S. on Christmas Day; more than 30 tornadoes are reported in Texas, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana

2012 Event - Part of the April 3, 2012 tornado outbreak, tornadoes impact the Dallas, Texas area

2012 Event - Tornadoes that struck the midwestern and southern United States claimed 39 lives

2012 Event - Marysville, Indiana and Henryville, Indiana experience widespread damage from tornadoes that hit the midwestern and southern United States

2012 Event - The midwestern United States is hit by tornadoes, killing 12 people

2011 Event - Tornadoes hit Joplin, Missouri, and a state of emergency is declared; more tornadoes hit Minneapolis, Minnesota and warnings are announced in states from Texas to Michigan

1998 Event - Tornadoes in Florida kills at least 31

1991 Event - 23 killed in Kansas and Oklahoma by tornadoes

1991 Event - 20 Tornadoes kill 5 in Tennessee

1987 Event - Announcement of possible Martian tornadoes

1985 Event - 41 tornadoes hit Northeast U.S., killing 88

1974 Event - 148 tornadoes are reported over an area covering a dozen states

1971 Event - Series of tornadoes cuts through Mississippi and Louisiana killing 117

1965 Event - 40 tornadoes strike U.S. midwest killing 272 and injuring 5,000

1953 Event - Cluster of 6 tornadoes touch down in Flint Michigan killing 113

1953 Event - Tornadoes kill 110 in Michigan and Ohio

1952 Event - Tornadoes in Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and Kentucky cause 343 deaths

1947 Event - Tornadoes striking West Texas and Oklahoma kill 169, injuring 1,300

1944 Event - 4 tornadoes strike Appalachia, killing 153

1920 Event - Tornadoes kill 219 in Alabama and Mississippi

1920 Event - Tornadoes killed 219 people in Alabama and Mississippi

1917 Event - Tornadoes kills 211 over 4 days in Midwest U.S.

1884 Event - Tornadoes in Mississippi, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Indiana kill 800 people

1860 Event - Comanche, Iowa completely destroyed by 1 of a series of tornadoes