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Severe Storms For The Northeast U.S..; Heat And Fire Out West

A strong cold front will likely trigger severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain on Friday from the Interior Northeast into the eastern Ohio Valley and northern Mid-Atlantic region, especially in New York state and Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, in addition to the ongoing heat wave in the West, fire weather concerns are increasing across the Great Basin into the Four Corners region. Read More >

May 8, 2003
Counties:  Perry
F-scale:  F1
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Time:  7:45pm
Notes:  Storm Data takes this tornado from five miles southwest of Gerald to 2.4 miles west of Rome in Hoosier National Forest.

May 8, 2003
Counties:  Breckinridge
F-scale:  F0
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Time:  8:00pm
Notes:  Storm Data says this tornado took place near the Ohio River from two and a half miles south of Holt to 3.8 miles southwest of Stephensport.

May 11, 2003
Counties:  Hardin
F-scale:  F2
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Time:  3:10am
Notes:  Storm Data says this tornado formed three and a half miles southwest of Rineyville on KY 1375, went through Rineyville, and lifted three miles northeast of Rineyville.

May 11, 2003
Counties:  Hart
F-scale:  F1
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Time:  3:59am
Notes:  Storm Data says this tornado touched down on Rowlette Street one mile west southwest of Munfordville and on KY 537, and moved northeast toward Glen Lily one mile east-northeast of Munfordville.

May 11, 2003
Counties:  Mercer
F-scale:  F2
Deaths:  1
Injuries:  8
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Time:  4:30am
Notes:  Storm Data says this tornado formed one and a half miles south southeast of Bohon and moved across Bohon Road near the Salt River, dissipating east of US 127 3.3 miles southeast of McAfee.

May 11, 2003
Counties:  Garrard
F-scale:  F1
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Time:  5:55am
Notes:  Storm Data says this tornado touched down about two miles northwest of Paint Lick near the Madison County line.

May 11, 2003
Counties:  Madison
F-scale:  F1
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Time:  5:56am
Notes:  Storm Data places this tornado two and a half miles west southwest of Happy Landing.

May 17, 2003
Counties:  Perry
F-scale:  F0
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Time:  3:47am
Notes:  Storm Data places this tornado about five and a half miles southwest of Rome in Hoosier National Forest.

May 17, 2003
Counties:  Harrison IN
F-scale:  F0
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Time:  5:30am
Notes:  Storm Data takes this tornado from 1.2 miles south of New Amsterdam into New Amsterdam.