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Tornadoes strike Midwest, hurling across six states

By WITH ANALYSIS FROM MONITOR CORRESPONDENTS AROUND THE WORLD, EDITED BY DEBRA K. PIOT / April 9, 1980



Tornadoes and high winds roared through Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, and Wisconsin Monday, killing at least two persons, injuring dozens, and causing millions of dollars of property damage.

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The National Weather Service said Tuesday that at least 34 tornadoes in the eastward-moving storm system had touched down since 1 p.m. eastern standard time Monday.