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Photo of Nebraska tornadoes mirrors 1965 Palm Sunday tornadoes

Photos taken yesterday of deadly twin tornadoes in Nebraska bear a striking resemblance to the 1965 Palm Sunday tornadoes.

Posted on June 17, 2014 at 11:08 a.m.

A Nebraska town was struck by twin tornadoes this week that looked strikingly similar to the ones that devastated Dunlap nearly 50 years ago.

Pilger, a small town in northeast Nebraska, was hit Monday, June 16, by two tornadoes that touched down within a mile of each other, according to the Associated Press.

The storm killed a 5-year-old child and damaged more than half the town’s structures. 

Elkhart County’s twin tornadoes, which struck the Dunlap area on April 11, 1965, killed more than 60 people and injured more than 300.

An Elkhart Truth journalist driving down U.S. 33 stopped and snapped a picture of the funnel clouds as they approached.




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