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This Day in Local Weather History ...
25 May 1973 → An F1 tornado hurt two people when it overturned their mobile home three miles northeast of Lebanon, KY.
25 May 2011 → Five tornadoes, up to EF2 strength, swept from Dubois County through Orange County to Washington County, IN.
This Day in National/World Weather History ...
25 May 1896 → May 1896 was an extremely active month for tornadoes. On this date the third (estimated) F5 twister of the month struck the thumb of Michigan. There were 47 fatalities, including some entire families. Parts of houses were found 12 miles away.
25 May 1917 → A mile-wide F5 funnel swept away homes and entire farms near Andale and Sedgwick, KS. 23 people were killed and 70 were injured. The storm raced forward at 65mph!
25 May 1953 → In 1953, tropical storms began being named after women. Tropical Storm Alice was the first Atlantic cyclone to be named.
25 May 1955 → It was a bad day for Sumner County, KS and adjoining Kay County, OK, as not one but two F5 tornadoes struck. Half the population of Udall, KS was killed (80) or injured (270) as most of the town was destroyed. It remains Kansas' deadliest tornado. Blackwell, OK suffered nearly 1,000 destroyed buildings, including 400 homes that were swept clean of their foundations. Twenty were killed.
25 May 1973 → Large tornadoes occurred every day from the 22nd to the 28th. On the 27th an F4 stayed on the ground for 65 miles and killed seven people as it chewed through five Alabama counties.
25 May 1979 → In the 1979 Memorial Tournament, Tom Watson shot a 69 in the second round in rain, freezing temperatures, and 30 mph winds in Dublin, OH. That was 10 strokes better than the average of the rest of the golfers that day. He continued to play well and won the tournament. He said he was used to it since he is from Kansas City.