Xenia tornado1974 Super OutbreakNatural disaster
In April 1974, a devastating tornado struck Xenia, Ohio, killing 32, injuring hundreds, and destroying much of the city, marking it as the deadliest event of the 1974 Super Outbreak of tornadoes across the U.S.

The tornado that hit Xenia, Ohio on April 3, 1974, was part of the 1974 Super Outbreak, one of the worst series of tornadoes in U.S. history, resulting in significant casualties, widespread destruction, and subsequent improvements in state and federal weather warning systems.