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Today in weather history

In 1960...

Eight strong tornadoes tore through Central Oklahoma. The two worst events were vicious F3s. One possessing a track 10 miles long and reaching one half mile wide, struck the south side of Oklahoma City. It injured 57 people. The second of these twisters, possessed a path 4 miles long and also reaching one half mile wide. It killed a family of three on a farm that was destroyed, located around 50 miles east of Oklahoma City.

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