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Statement as of 6:00 AM CDT on April 18, 2014


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

In 1880... an outbreak of around 25 tornadoes tore through
the Great Plains and Midwest from Kansas and Arkansas to
Wisconsin and Michigan. Three of the twisters were
powerful f4s that ravaged much of southwest and central
Missouri... 2 of which occurred simultaneously.The 3
violent twisters possessed tracks that ranged from 65 to
93 miles and one half to 1 mile wide. The deadliest of
the tornadic trio occurred in southwest Missouri where
the Marshfield tornado killed 99 and injured 200. Of the
fatalities... 68 were killed in Marshfield in only a few
minutes. The widest tornado leveled the town of
barnettsville in central Missouri which was never
rebuilt. In all... the outbreak killed around 165 people
of which the 3 large tornadoes were responsible for 144
of the fatalities.


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