25th Anniversary: May 31st Outbreak

tornado-5-3125 years ago on this night, a deadly tornado outbreak struck the Northeastern United States and parts of Canada. 41 tornadoes were reported in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario Canada. This outbreak killed 88 people and caused more than $450 million in damage.

The storms were a result of a high level of atmospheric instability and a strong passing cold front. Of the 41 tornadoes, 23 touched down between 5 and 11 pm. Out of the 23, 8 were F4-F5s, with winds estimated over 200 mph. 21 of the 23 touched down in Pennsylvania alone, killing 65 people and over $300 million in damage.


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This post was written by qni_it on May 31, 2010

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