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06/04/1936 Tupelo–Gainesville tornado outbreak

Two small towns in Mississippi and Georgia were devastated by tornadoes. It caused nearly $13 million in damage across the region. This tornado ranks as the fourth most destructive storm in US history based on the number of dead. Nearly 420 people were killed by these tornadoes.


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  • 1936 Tupelo–Gainesville tornado outbreak 

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