The April 3, 1956 Tornado Outbreak

Tornadoes in Southwest Lower Michigan on April 3, 1956

Saugatuck to Holland

  • Fatalities: 0
  • Injuries: 7
  • Path Length: 9 miles
  • Maximum Width: 100 yards
  • Rating: F4
  • Time: 5:45 to 6:00 pm

Saugatuck to Holland Tornado Details

Vriesland to Trufant

  • Fatalities: 17
  • Injuries: 340
  • Path Length: 52 miles
  • Maximum Width: 400 yards
  • Rating: F5
  • Time: 6:30 to 7:30 pm

Vriesland to Trufant Tornado Details

Bangor to Alto

  • Fatalities: 0
  • Injuries: 12
  • Path Length: 55 miles
  • Maximum Width: 150 yards
  • Rating: F3
  • Time: ?

Bangor to Alto Tornado Details

Proceed to The Aftermath


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