History’s Most Powerful Storm

In 1925, the Tri-State Tornado reeked havoc through Missouri, Illinois and Indiana on March 18. The tornado lasted nearly three hours, traveled 219 miles in that time, and was the deadliest tornado in history, killing 695 and injuring over 2,000. The Tri-State Tornado caused $18 million in damage in 1925, equivalent to $1.4 billion today.

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