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3 Tornadoes were confirmed in Washington County, IN from storms on 11/05/17.  All storm surveys are complete. 


A strong cold front moved through the area overnight from November 5-6. Ahead of this front strong storms moved into southern Indiana resulting in 3 tornadoes in Washington County, IN. In addition to the tornadoes, strong winds aloft were able to mix down to the surface across central Kentucky. A broad swath of 40-55 mph winds resulted in numerous power outages across the region.



Lightning captured on the Mammoth Cave National Park webcam.

Credit: Bobby Carson

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