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Deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history

POSTED: 01:09 PM PDT May 31, 2011    UPDATED: 07:21 AM PDT May 21, 2013 

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.

Gainesville, Ga.
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5. Gainesville, Ga. (1936) -- This EF4 tornado -- actually a pair of twisters -- hit at the start of the work day, killing 203 people and injuring an estimated 1,600.


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