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TWISTER! The 1980 Tornado
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TWISTER! The 1980 Tornado

From Kalamazoo Public Library

On Tuesday, 13 May 1980, a tornado struck the heart of Kalamazoo, Michigan. First touching down at 4 pm eight miles west of the city limits, it rapidly moved eastward through downtown until it dissipated east of the city at 4:25 pm. Only twenty-five minutes had elapsed, but the devastation left in the tornado‚Äôs 11-mile wake was considerable: five people dead, seventy-nine injured, and over fifty million dollars in total...

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