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Deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history

Published On: May 31 2011 03:09:32 PM CDT   Updated On: May 21 2013 09:21:20 AM CDT

A tornado that ripped across central Oklahoma on Monday killed at least 24 people. Here's a look at the 10 deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history, according to the NOAA.

Tupelo, Miss.
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4. Tupelo, Miss. (1936) -- This twister leveled hundreds of homes and killed entire families. An estimated 700 were injured and 216 killed.

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