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book reviews tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, or both had been TORNADO!84 Minutes, 94 Lives. John M. O'Toole. issued by the SWWC for New England or portions 1993. 278 pp. $16.95. Paperbound. DATABOOKS. thereof and the reconnaissance aircraft was ordered ISBN 0-9636277-0-8. back to its base. The Worcester tornado was the culmination of The major portion of the book relates the fate of three days of tornado activity that began on 7 June those in the path of the tornado, who survived, and 1953 and left 11 dead and 15 injured in central and those who perished. A woman, clutching her two- eastern Nebraska. The following day, tornadoes in month-old son, ran from her house in panic to the southern Michigan and northern Ohio resulted in 142 street. The tornado lifted mother and baby and carried deaths and 1361 injuries, with the Flint, Michigan, tornado causing the majority of deaths—115. The A house in the path of the tornado was Worcester tornado formed at Petersham, Massachu- bombarded by stalks of grass and straw setts, some 25 miles northwest of Worcester, about 1525 eastern standard time (EST) on 9 June. Forty carried by the wind. Its velocity drove the minutes later, the tornado reached http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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Copyright © American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-75.1.110
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tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, or both had been TORNADO!84 Minutes, 94 Lives. John M. O'Toole. issued by the SWWC for New England or portions 1993. 278 pp. $16.95. Paperbound. DATABOOKS. thereof and the reconnaissance aircraft was ordered ISBN 0-9636277-0-8. back to its base. The Worcester tornado was the culmination of The major portion of the book relates the fate of three days of tornado activity that began on 7 June those in the path of the tornado, who survived, and 1953 and left 11 dead and 15 injured in central and those who perished. A woman, clutching her two- eastern Nebraska. The following day, tornadoes in month-old son, ran from her house in panic to the southern Michigan and northern Ohio resulted in 142 street. The tornado lifted mother and baby and carried deaths and 1361 injuries, with the Flint, Michigan, tornado causing the majority of deaths—115. The A house in the path of the tornado was Worcester tornado formed at Petersham, Massachu- bombarded by stalks of grass and straw setts, some 25 miles northwest of Worcester, about 1525 eastern standard time (EST) on 9 June. Forty carried by the wind. Its velocity drove the minutes later, the tornado reached

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Jan 1, 1994

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