America's Deadliest Storms:  Top 6 Killer Tornadoes

23rd March, 2024


The United States is a tornado hotspot, and history holds records of incredibly destructive storms.

This monster ripped through Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana, killing 695 people.

The Tri-State Tornado (1925)

This early disaster claimed at least 317 lives.

Natchez, Mississippi Tornado (1840)

A powerful storm tore through a major city, killing 255.

St. Louis Tornado (1896)

Two devastating tornadoes struck within days, totaling over 400 deaths.

Tupelo and Gainesville (1936)

Over 180 people died in this Oklahoma disaster.

Woodward, Oklahoma Tornado (1947)

A recent, powerful tornado claimed 158 lives.

Joplin, Missouri Tornado (2011)

Tornadoes are unpredictable and deadly. Be aware of the risks and know how to stay safe!