Tornado’s Damage to the Economy
- Tornado’s actual cost: $250,603,000
- Cost adjusted to 2019 dollars: $1,198,069,680
According to the Omaha World-Herald, injuries totaled 157, and there were three fatalities. The damage caused by the Omaha tornado was the ninth-most expensive in U.S. history. It affected 2,459 residences, with 572 suffering crippling damage or total destruction. Other damages included 153 commercial properties and 23 industrial sites.