During the summer of 1993, a great flood inundated the Midwest along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers.
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By all accounts, Hurricane Katrina was the costliest natural disaster to ever strike the United States causing over $108 billion dollars.
On June 8th, an F5 hit Flint, Michigan and on June 9th, an F4 struck Worcester Massachusetts; two of the deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history.
Why do some storms move over the same area repeatedly?
On May 27th, 1896, one of the deadliest tornadoes on record devastated the St. Louis and East St. Louis areas. The 1896 Tornado Season has the distinction of being the deadliest on record.
On May 18th, 1980, Mount St. Helens stunned the U.S. shooting an eruption column 80,000 feet into the atmosphere.
How does this rare weather phenomenon occur and where?
The Bridge Creek-Moore tornado on May 3rd, 1999 was the last official F5 to hit the United States with the old Fujita scale rating.
Where is it most common and why?