1848: On six reported occasions, the water flow over the American Falls has been totally blocked by ice and ceased to fall. But only once has this happened in the much larger Horseshoe Falls.
Source: The Day Niagara Falls Went Dry – Dr. Keith Heidern.
1899: A storm that buried Ruby, Colorado under 141 inches of snow came to an end. Ruby was an old abandoned mining town on the Elk Mountain Range in the Crested Butte area.
1938: Tornadoes crossing Arkansas, Missouri, and Illinois, killed 40 and injured 548. The worst damage was in South Pekin, Illinois, where three city blocks were leveled, and 250 homes were damaged or destroyed. This estimated F3 tornado killed 9. A home destroyed near Edwardsville, Il, was also hit by another tornado in 1883.
Source: Chicago Tribune on April 1st, 1938.
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EF-1 tornado occurred Wed night in NE Dent County, about 9 miles NE of Salem, MO. Winds were estimated to be around 95 MPH. pic.twitter.com/Ybvr48AJOb
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