The deadliest disaster to ever happen in each state

Alabama: Deep South tornado outbreak: On March 21, 1932, at least 38 tornadoes hit the South.

Alaska: Great Alaskan earthquake: On March 27, 1964, Alaska was shook by a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 9.2.

Arizona: Labor Day storm: Tropical storm Norma hit Arizona from September 4 to 5, 1970, bringing heavy rainfall and devastating flash flooding.

Arkansas: Great Mississippi Flood of 1927: The Great Mississippi Flood was the most devastating river flood in American history covering an extension of 27,000 miles.

California: 1906 San Francisco earthquake: On April 18, 1906, the state was hit by a violent earthquake, which destroyed a great part of San Francisco.

Colorado: Big Thompson Canyon flood: Twelve inches of rain in just four hours caused a devastating flash flood of the Big Thompson River.

Connecticut: Hartford circus fire: On July 6, 1944, about 8,000 people were caught by surprise when a fire broke out in the tent of Ringling Bros.

Delaware: Gale of 1878: In 1878, a devastating tropical storm formed in the Caribbean and traveled north across the East Coast of the US. Delaware.

Florida: Okeechobee hurricane: On September 6, 1928, the area of Lake Okeechobee, which had recently been fustigated by heavy rains.

Georgia: Tupelo–Gainesville tornado outbreak: Between April 5 and 6, 1936, a total of 17 tornadoes hit the Southeast.

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