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June 28[edit]

1924: A violent tornado killed 85 people in Lorain and Sandusky, Ohio, making it the deadliest tornado in the state's history.

June 29[edit]

1865: A tornado killed at least 17 people in Viroqua, Wisconsin.

1904: A rare Russian tornado killed at least one person as it destroyed 3000 homes in the suburbs of Moscow.

1998: The Corn Belt Derecho produced wind gusts as high as 123 mph (198 km/h) as well as dozens of tornadoes in its rampage across eight states in the Midwest and Ohio Valley, killing one person and injuring 174.

2012: A severe derecho killed 28 people and caused almost $3 billion in damage in the eastern United States.

June 30[edit]

1792: The first known tornado in Canadian history caused severe damage to forests on the Niagara Peninsula.

1912: One hundred twenty years later, the Regina Cyclone killed 28 people in Regina, Saskatchewan, making it the deadliest tornado in Canadian history.

July 2[edit]

1997: The third tornado in 51 years struck Windsor, Ontario.

July 3[edit]

1996: Tropical Storm Cristina made landfall near Puerto Ángel, the third tropical cyclone to strike southern Mexico in 10 days.

2014: Hurricane Arthur made landfall just before midnight near Beaufort, North Carolina, the first hurricane to strike the United States in almost two years.

July 4[edit]

1977: A severe windstorm, known as a derecho, struck areas of Wisconsin and Michigan.

1999: Another severe derecho produced 90 miles per hour (145 km/h) winds that downed 25 million trees in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of northeastern Minnesota.