1985 Northeastern Ohio Tornadoes

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This video still shows a residence destroyed by a tornado during the outbreak on May 31, 1985.


An outbreak of 41 tornadoes, including 14 killer tornadoes, struck northeastern Ohio, western Pennsylvania, and southern Ontario on Friday, May 31, 1985. This region had never experienced such a large outbreak of tornadoes. With 11 dead in Trumbull County, this was Ohio