May 15, 1957, Tornado Outbreak

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On May 15, 1957 a tornado killed twenty people in the Texas Panhandle.

“the 28th straight day of violent weather in Texas. In April and May, beginning with a Dallas tornado which took II lives April 2. floods. tornadoes and lightning have killed an estimated 65 persons in the state. Torrential downpours and vice ‘lent hailstorms accompanied the ‘ tornadoes Wednesday aid sent streams roaring over highways and into lowlands. At one time water la feet deep covered U. S. Highway 237 four miles west of Clarendon.”

16 May 1957, Page 1 – The La Crosse Tribune at

via Real Climate Science

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