Deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history

Published On: May 31 2011 04:09:32 PM EDT   Updated On: May 21 2013 10:21:20 AM EDT

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.

St. Louis, Mo. 1896
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3. St. Louis (1896) -- Buildings and homes along the Mississippi River were swept away or damaged by this twister, which killed 255 and injured an estimated 1,000 people.

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