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The 1980 Heat Wave is listed as the fifth deadliest Natural Disaster in the recorded history of the United States.

Fast Facts:
    Death Toll: 1260
    Date: June, 1980
    States Affected: Texas,New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska

For More details, pictures, and reports on this disaster please use the following external web source:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1980_United_States_heat_wave