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1955 Great Plains tornado outbreak...

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May 26, 1955

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 26, 1955 

* Great Plains tornado outbreak 
* Udall, Kansas and Blackwell, Oklahoma 

This 16 page newspaper has five column headline: "Tornadoes Kill 74 As Areas Of Oklahoma And Kansas Hammered" with subhead. (see)

Tells of the Great Plains tornado outbreak in which F5 tornadoes struck Udall, Kansas and Blackwell, Oklahoma.

Other news of the day. Good condition.

wikipedia notes: The 1955 Great Plains tornado outbreak was a deadly tornado outbreak that struck the southern and central U.S Plain States on May 25-26, 1955. It produced at least 46 tornadoes across 7 states including 2 F5 tornadoes in Blackwell, Oklahoma and Udall, Kansas. The outbreak killed 102 from 3 tornadoes while injuring hundreds more. Unusual electromagnetic activity was observed, including St. Elmo's fire.

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