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This Day in Local Weather History ...
21 April 1963 → An F2 tornado hurt 3 people in Woodford County. Farms were damaged northeast of Versailles.
21 April 1966 → Louisville would have measurable precipitation every day from today through May 1, for a total of eleven days in a row, which is a record.
21 April 1967 → An F2 tornado resulted in one injury and destroyed farm buildings at Dupont, IN.
21 April 1972 → An F2 tornado struck from near Logansport to near Gilstrap, KY. An F2 tornado also hit just east of Clarkson, KY. Yet another F2 tornado was seen between Kirkwood and Ballard, KY.
21 April 1976 → A tornado touched down for just a moment in Boyle County and did F0 damage. A large tobacco warehouse near the Corning Glass Works in Danville was damaged.
21 April 2002 → Trees and power poles were felled by 92mph thunderstorm gusts in Versailles, KY.
This Day in National/World Weather History ...
21 April 1887 → Prescott, KS was directly hit by an F4 tornado, resulting in 12 fatalities and 80 homes destroyed. The tornado was part of a family of tornadoes that reduced farms to kindling along a 60 mile path from Anderson County, KS to Bates County, MO. It was one of the most expensive tornado disasters of the 19th Century.
21 April 1967 → Tornadoes ravaged northern Illinois. An F4 occurring at 3:50 pm in Belvidere left 24 dead and 500 injured. Seven people were killed at a shopping center, and at least 13 were killed at Belvidere High School. Another F4 at 5:24 pm left 33 dead and 500 injured. This funnel hit Palos Hills, Oak Lawn, Hometown, and Evergreen Park southwest of Chicago.
21 April 2002 → An F3 tornado struck Wayne County, IL with winds as high as 200mph. Incredibly, only one life was lost.