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Today in weather history

In 1924...

Tornadoes broke out across a large part of the Southeastern fourth of the country. A total of 27 significant tornadoes occurred the 29th and 30th. Of the total, 23 occurred on the 30th. The most violent, and deadliest, was an F4 that tore thru Central South Carolina from around Aiken to Darlington. The tornado, likely a tornado family, had a continuous track 105 miles long and around 1/3 mile wide that passed 9 miles south of Columbia, the state capital. The tornado killed 53 and injured 534.

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