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Historical Letter Documents 1880 Tornado

Ask anyone who lives in the Ozarks and they'll tell you about the strange weather changes that happen. Tornadoes are a part of the area's history, and Dr. Brooks Blevins, professor of Ozarks History at Missouri State University, found a letter documenting one farmer's experience during the 1880 Marshfield cyclone.