It Was 30 Years Ago Today That a Tornado Ripped Through Edmonton. There's a Song About It. - A Journal of Musical Things (blog)

It was a Friday afternoon in 1987 when the skies over Edmonton turned ominously dark. Thunderstorms were moving through and a tornado warning had been issued. By the end of the afternoon, an F-4 twister with winds reaching 420 kph had cut a ...

Edmonton's darkest day: Thirty years after Black Friday, memories of the deadly tornado are still fresh to some, but ... - Edmonton Journal

The tornado that hit Edmonton on July 31, 1987, killed 27 people, injured hundreds and caused more than $500 million in damage in today's dollars. But 30 years later, does it still mean anything to Edmontonians? Since the day that came to be known as ...