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Tanner is a small town in central southern Limestone County, Alabama, United States, and is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. It lies along the Tennessee River, next to the city of Athens. Tanner is home to Tanner High School (The Rattlers). On April 3, 1974, the area was affected by the Super Outbreak; two violent tornadoes hit the community within 30 minutes. The two tornadoes were classified as an F5 and F4 event on the Fujita scale, respectively. After the first tornado passed through the area, a second tornado surprised the rescue effort. In total, 50 were killed by those tornadoes.