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Tropical Depression Bertha Lifting North; Isolated Severe Across Southern U.S.; Heat Continues In West

Tropical Depression Bertha continues to weaken and lift north toward the central Appalachians and eastern Ohio Valley. Heavy rain, gusty winds and flooding are likely. Meanwhile, isolated severe thunderstorms are possible on Thursday from the Southeast to south-central High Plains. Finally, the ongoing heat wave continues in the West and will expand into the Rockies by the weekend. Read More >

February 7, 1904
Counties:  Washington, Mercer
F-scale:  F2
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  11
Path width: 
Path length:  15 miles
Time:  3:00am
Narrative:  Moved east from ten miles west of Harrodsburg.  The worst damage was at Cornishville, where seven homes, a church, and a bridge were destroyed.  Other barns and homes were unroofed.

February 7, 1904
Counties:  Ohio
F-scale:  F2
Deaths: 
Injuries:  
Path width: 
Path length:  5 miles
Time:  3:45am
Narrative:  Moved east-northeast from Dundee to Narrows.  Thirty homes and six businesses were destroyed at Narrows (virtually the entire village).  Twelve more homes were destroyed at Dundee.

February 7, 1904
Counties:  Hardin
F-scale:  F2
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  
Path width:   250 yards
Path length:  3 miles
Time:  4:25am
Narrative:  Moved northeast along the southeast edge of Cecilia.  A "substantial" brick church was leveled, as were many barns.  Homes were unroofed.  Trees pointed in towards the center on both sides of the track.