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Deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history

Published On: May 31 2011 01:09:32 PM PDT   Updated On: May 21 2013 07:21:20 AM PDT

A tornado that ripped across central Oklahoma on Monday killed at least 24 people. Here's a look at the 10 deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history, according to the NOAA.

Gainesville, Ga.
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5. Gainesville, Ga. (1936) -- This EF4 tornado -- actually a pair of twisters -- hit at the start of the work day, killing 203 people and injuring an estimated 1,600.

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