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EF0
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EF1
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EF2
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EF3
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EF4
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EF5
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EF6
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EF8
13 0 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 2
Great Lakes tornadoes
Date of tornado outbreak: April 18-26
Duration1:
Maximum rated tornado2: EF9 tornado
Tornadoes caused:
Damages: Unknown
Fatalities: 20,000+
Areas affected: Midwest

1Time from first tornado to last tornado
2Most severe tornado damage; see wikipedia:Enhanced Fujita Scale

EF# Location State County/Parish/Borough Information
EF1 WSW of Bloomington Indiana Monroe A brief tornado caused minor damage to a farm house and many other things in the area. No injuries were reported.
EF2 S of Hills to West Branch Iowa Johnson, Cedar A large multiple vortex tornado hit the town of Hills. Nobody was severely injured.
EF7 New Pekin Indiana Washington, Clark, Scott, Ripley 107 deaths See section below
EF4 S of Illinois City to E of Florence Illinois, Iowa Rock Island (IL), Scott (IA), Whiteside (IL), Carroll, Ogle, Stephenson 95 deaths See section below
EF9 Indianapolis Indiana Marion, Hamilton 10,000 deaths See section below
EF5 E of Bedford to SW of Columbus Indiana Lawrence, Jackson, Bartholomew 12 deaths A lot of people were killed in a sub-division in Columbus in a shelter when a refrigerator flew through the air and hit 12 people
EF8 Huntington Indiana Dubois, Orange 8,000 deaths See section
EF6 ENE of Lansing to WNW of Flint Michigan Ingham, Shiawassee, Genesee 26 deaths Many homes were swept away.

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