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Updated: May 26, 2019 @ 10:51 am
A F5 tornado tore through Charles City May 15, 1968, injuring 450, killing 13 and causing an estimated $30 million in damage.
Charles City Tornado May 15, 1968
The tornado that touched down in Charles City on May 15, 1968, destroyed neighborhoods and portions of downtown.
An unidentified man speaks after the Charles City tornado May 15, 1968.
An aerial photo of the aftermath of the F5 tornado that swept through Charles City on May 15, 1968. Injuring 450 people and killing 13, the tornado destroyed neighborhoods and parts of downtown, causing an estimated $30 million in damage.
Tornadoes ranked at F5, like the one that touched down in Charles City May 15, 1968, pack winds greater than 261 mph and can throw vehicles more than 110 yards, completely strip bark off trees and push houses off their foundations.
Clean-up after the tornado that hit Charles City May 15, 1968.
CHARLES CITY | Even 50 years after a tornado decimated Charles City, images of the storm are…
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