Wed. marks 39 years since deadly tornado outbreak

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on April 3, 2013 at 6:39 AM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 3 at 9:34 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- We are marking a deadly anniversary in Kentuckiana. It was 39-years-ago when one of the worst tornado outbreaks in history left behind a path of destruction across several states, including right here in Louisville.

A total of 148 twisters killed 330 people and injured more than 5,000 across 13 states – including 31 people who died in our area.

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