According to the National Weather Service, 226 tornadoes were recorded from Wednesday morning to Thursday morning, and that's a record for a 24-hour period.
From Wednesday to Friday, 312 tornadoes may have formed.
The previous record for a single weather event was April 3-4, 1974, when 148 twisters were recorded.
Read the details
in the preliminary report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.