Descriptions of the Top Ten US Killer Tornadoes

#9: The Flint Tornado

Counties: Genesee / Lapeer, MI — 
Moved east-northeast and east from 2 miles north of Flushing, devastating the north part of Flint, ending 2 miles north of Lapeer. The tornado virtually obliterated all homes on both sides of Coldwater Road for about a mile. It was there that the damage swath was over a half mile wide, and most of the deaths occurred. There were multiple deaths in at least 20 families. This was the last single tornado, as of this writing, to cause over 100 deaths in the United States. $19,000,000.

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