10 of the Worst Tornadoes in United States History

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Tornado’s Damage to the Economy

  • Tornado’s actual cost: $277,841,000
  • Cost adjusted to 2019 dollars: $984,323,380

The Wichita Falls tornado cut one of the widest paths of destruction on record. Even with the advance warnings and sirens, there were still people who fell victim to the storm. A total of 1,916 were injured, and 56 were killed. Those who survived are credited with sheltering in place, whether they were in their homes or at a business. The majority of fatalities occurred to those caught in vehicles during the powerful storm.

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