1888: 246 people died in the world’s deadliest hailstorm in India. Hailstones were reportedly the size of baseballs. 1600 domesticated animals at Moradabad perished.
1924: A major tornado outbreak occurred from Alabama to Virginia on the 29 through the 30th. 26 tornadoes were of F2 intensity or greater. A total of 111 people were killed, and over 1,100 injured. An estimated F4 tornado tore through Steedman and Horrell Hill, SC. 55 people were killed from this tornado.
Source: Climatological Data of South Carolina in 1924.
1953: An F4 tornado, 300 yards in width leveled homes on the north side of Warner-Robins Georgia, and barracks on the south side of the Warner-Robins Air Force Base. 19 people were killed and were 300 injured.
1/3 Radar from 4-30-1967 when 21 tornadoes touched down in MN and IA. Sad day with 13 deaths in MN 50 years ago. https://t.co/6FHeHuV2lF
— NWS Twin Cities (@NWSTwinCities) May 1, 2017
7 years ago tonight Arkansas experienced one crazy tornado outbreak… I wrote a blog last year taking a look back: https://t.co/PFrWutp4qY
— James Bryant (@nlrweatherman) May 1, 2017