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Top 6: Worst Fall Tornado Outbreaks

By Becky Kellogg
Published: October 15, 2013

Nov. 21-23, 1992 — South and Ohio Valley

Associated Press

Dan Dudley helps relatives salvage possessions from their two-story house which was badly damaged by a tornado on Nov. 22, 1992. (Photo credit: DAVE MURRAY, JR./AFP/Getty Images)

  • Woodstock, Ga.
  • White Plains, Ga.
  • Channelview, Texas
  • Lake Oconee, Ga.

Fast Facts

  • 105 tornadoes
  • 13 states
  • 26 deaths
  • Total tornadoes' path length: 1,227 miles

Texas was, perhaps, the hardest-hit state during this outbreak. An F4 tornado destroyed more than 200 homes on Houston’s east side. Three tornadoes were on the ground at one time in Harris County.


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