1944 Appalachians tornado outbreak

The 1944 Appalachians tornado outbreak was a strong tornado outbreak. It hit the Midwest and Middle Atlantic United States on June 22–23, 1944. Shinnston, West Virginia was badly damaged by a very strong tornado. It is the worst tornado outbreak in West Virginia.[1] Many hundreds of people were killed or hurt.


  1. Dietz, Leah (2007-09-1). "Quiet Montrose Community Was Marked By Tragic Tornado". The Inter-Mountain. Retrieved March 31, 2008. Check date values in: |date= (help)