When thinking tornado chasing, it’s mainly the heart of the southern and central Plains that gets the most notice. But if those are the only places you visit, you’re missing out on a lot.
On March 18, 1925 a dark “smokey fog” touched down approximately three miles northwest of Ellington, Missouri. It would become known as the Tri-State Tornado. By all accounts, it was a monster.
A major “second season” tornado outbreak struck parts of the Midwest, Tennessee and Ohio Valleys on Sunday.
This March tornado outbreak struck the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys as well as parts of the South. Two violent tornadoes occurred, both EF-4s.
Nineteen tornadoes struck from Texas to Ohio and North Carolina on February 21-22, 1971. The greatest concentration of them was in Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, and especially Mississippi. The outbreak was responsible for 123 deaths and nearly 1,600 injuries. This event (with 121 of the deaths