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Listed below are our attempts and ranking the most significant weather events ever to take place in southern Indiana and central Kentucky.  If you experienced any of these events and wish to share your story, or if you disagree (or agree!) with the events we have listed here, please feel free to let us know!




Top 10 Tornadoes

Bullitt County Tornado of May 26, 2008

Top 10 Tornado Outbreaks

 February 5-6, 2008

Top 10 Flash Floods

Downtown Louisville during the Flood of 1997

Top 10 Floods

 The Great Flood

Top 10 Hail Events

Huge hail in Hart County in 2006

Top 10 Heat Waves

Setting sun over Richmond, kentucky 

Top 10 Cold Snaps

Tom Sawyer State Park, March 7, 2008

Top 10 Winter Weather Events

 March 7, 2008, Louisville