On May 6th, 1975 a series of deadly tornado's hit the Omaha metro.

It was part of a two-day outbreak that struck the Midwest and Southern United States on May 6–7, 1975.

In total, 36 tornadoes touched down across 6 states. The Omaha tornado, despite the devastation, only claimed 3 lives.

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LISTEN:  Coverage of the Omaha 1975 tornado by KFAB News Anchor Gene Piatt

Here's a great website that has extensive pictures and audio.

This video was produced by the City of Omaha Research and Development department.