Tornado! The 1974 Super-Outbreak
The History Guy remembers when the nation experienced thirty tornadoes of this intensity in just eighteen hours. The 1974 super-outbreak changed the way the nation faces severe weather.
In the 1974 tornado super-outbreak, 13 states were affected by this stunning storm that spawned an estimated 148 tornadoes. On average, the United States will experience seven intense EF4 and EF5 tornadoes a year. On April 3 and 4, 1974, the nation experienced thirty tornadoes of this intensity in just eighteen hours. The 1974 super-outbreak changed the way the nation faces severe weather.
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