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Austin History Center

810 Guadalupe St.
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AF – Weather – Tornados

May 4, 1922

Two twisters hit Austin around 4 p.m. on Thursday May 4, 1922. Hundreds of trees were uprooted, some hurled through the air. Roofs were blown off of many houses and debris littered the city. Twelve persons lost their lives, and $584,000 (1922 dollars) in damage was caused.


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