DISCUSSION: As we look back to a little over 90 years ago today, we arrive at a scary day in Texas state weather history. On April 12th, 1927, we arrive at the day of the 1927 Rocksprings, Texas tornado event. The Rocksprings tornado was an F5 tornado which killed 74 people, damaging most of the town. It is also worth noting that this was and still remains to be the 3rd deadliest tornado in Texas History. There is no question that this was an incredibly memorable event for many who experienced this violent storm on that mid-April day back in 1927! To learn about more details about this particular event, we welcome you to check out the graphic attached above which has more information on this event.
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