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The 1984 June 12th Small Outbreak was a series of 30 deadly tornadoes that hit the states of Texas and Arkansas on the same day, causing over 1,000 deaths and 4,000 injuries. A storm system came in from Mexico and ravaged Texas and Arkansas with 3 F5 tornadoes that day.

1984 June 12th Outbreak
The Longview tornado.
Type: Unknown
Active: June 12th, 1984
Duration of tornado outbreak1: 18 hours
Maximum rated tornado2: F5 tornado
Highest winds Unknown
Tornadoes confirmed: 30
Damage: Unknown
Injuries: >4000
Fatalities: >5,000
Areas affected: Texas, Arkansas

1Time from first tornado to last tornado
2Most severe tornado damage; see Fujita scale

List of notable tornadoes:

EF# Location States/Countries Time (CST) Max Width Damage Comments/Damage
F3 Sulphur Springs, TX to Mt Vernon, TX TX 9:15 AM - 9:57 AM 1.2 miles $5 million 105 deaths - A tornado severely damaged Sulphur Springs with winds of up to 170 MPH.
F3 Texarkana, TX to Hope, AR TX, AR 10:25 AM - 11:08 AM 0.9 miles $12 million 242 deaths - An F3 tornado struck downtown Texarkana, decimating the town.
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F4 Longview, TX to Nesbitt, TX TX 12:03 PM - 12:50 PM 1.7 miles $53 million 332 deaths - A deadly F4 tornado destroyed eastern Longview with 235 mph winds.
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F5 Canton, TX to Van, TX TX 1:35 PM to 2:21 PM 2.1 miles $173 million 492 deaths - A tornado left the town of Canton unrecognizable with low-end F5 damage all over the place.
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F5 Hot Springs, AR to Fountain Lake, AR AR 2:07 PM to 2:55 PM 1.9 miles $202 million around 500 deaths - A deadly tornado wiped Hot Springs off the map for months.
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F5 Jonesboro, AR to Kennett, AR AR 4:45 PM to 5:30 PM 2.3 miles $500 million 3,000 deaths A tornado made everything from Jonesboro to Kennett disappear. The damage was so bad, it could be seen from space.


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