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Mar 8, 1909
The town of Brinkley AR was struck by a tornado which killed 49
persons and caused 600 thousand dollars property damage. The
1200 yard wide tornado destroyed 860 buildings. Entire families
were killed as houses were completely swept away by the tornado.
Tornadoes killed 64 persons and injured 671 others in Dallas and
Monroe counties during the Arkansas tornado outbreak.
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