What Were the Ten Deadliest Tornadoes In the United States?

The Ten Deadliest Tornadoes in the United States were:

Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, March 18, 1925, 695 deaths.

Natchez, Mississippi, May 6, 1840, 317 deaths.

St. Louis, Missouri, May 27, 1896, 255 deaths.

Tupelo, Mississippi, April 5, 1936, 216 deaths.

Gainesville, Georgia, April 6, 1936, 203 deaths.

Woodward, Oklahoma, April 9, 1947, 181 deaths.

Amite, Louisiana, and Purvis, Mississippi, April 24, 1908, 143 deaths.

New Richmond, Wisconsin, June 12, 1899, 117 deaths.

Flint, Michigan, June 8, 1953, 115 deaths.

Waco, Texas Date, May 11, 1953, 114 deaths.

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