The thunderstorms and tornadoes that ripped across the central and southern U.S. late in the evening of December 10, 2021, were a stark reminder of just how devastating Mother Nature can be. By December 18, NOAA’s National Weather Service had confirmed a total of 61 tornadoes, but that wasn’t the most shocking revelation. The fact that there are such events so late in the year reminds us that climate change has a devastating impact on the nation.
But this isn’t the first time (and certainly won’t be the last) that numerous tornadoes have cut a swath of destruction across multiple states, injuring and killing thousands of American citizens and costing the taxpayer billions in damages. Today, we will take a look at the 10 worst tornadoes in U.S. history and the utter destruction they caused.
At the end of the article, we will give you some valuable and lifesaving tips on remaining as safe as possible should you be faced with these devastating events.