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The Tri-State Tornado of 1925

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.

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March tornado deaths since 1950

We took a cursory look at March tornado deaths in the general overview of March tornadoes — there were 676 in total from 1950-2010. Much like February, major parts of the March overall total are from significant tornado outbreaks like those in 1952 (209 killed),