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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:00 AM CDT on April 20, 2014

... On this date in weather history...

In 1920... Spring was full of deadly tornadoes to which
April 20th was a major contributor. That morning... 6
violent F4 variants tore across Mississippi and Alabama
killing 224 and injuring around 1,300.The deadliest
tornado... an F4... ran a 130 mile long Marathon and
averaged around one half mile wide as it raced from near
Starkville Mississippi northeast to near Muscle Shoals
Alabama. It killed 88... nine of them in one family... and
injured around 700. Scores of homes were leveled or
blown away. Damage totaled around $2 million.Most of
the other F4 tornadoes tracks that ranged from 45 to 60
miles long and averaged around one quarter mile wide. In
1901... a record late season snowstorm struck eastern Ohio
and the northwest Appalachians. Akron Ohio set its April
snowfall record with 15.6 inches in 24 hours with a
monthly total of 26.6 inches. Pittsburgh also set their
April record with 12.7 inches in 24 hours... and 13.5
inches for the month. Warren Ohio was literally snowed
under by an astonishing 35.5 inches.

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