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Active Weather Through Memorial Day

Severe thunderstorms are expected the next two days from the northern and central Plains into the Upper Midwest. These storms will be capable of producing large hail, damaging wind gusts, heavy rain and a few tornadoes. Meanwhile, the dry and parched conditions with gusty winds continue across New Mexico into the southern High Plains and critical fire weather threats are likely. Read More >


A tornado touched down 5 miles southeast of Jefferson, OH along state Route 193 just north of Dorset. The tornado moved east-northeast, passing just south of Pierpoint and continuing into Pennsylvania. The tornado ended one mile north of Pennline, PA. This storm damaged several homes and farm buildings. It also caused extensive tree damage and widespread utility outages.

Source: NCDC Storm Data: May 1985; Volume 27, Number 5