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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.

Purvis, Miss
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8. Purvis, Miss. (1908) -- This EF4 tornado was reported to be two miles wide and hit parts of Louisiana and Mississippi. More than 700 were injured and 143 killed.

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