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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 >

April 11, 2008
Counties:  Clinton
EF-scale:  EF1
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  150 yards
Path length:  0.4 miles
Time:  11:39am CST to 11:40am CST
Notes: Touchdown was west of KY 639 south of Wago.  The tornado destroyed a barn and brick silo along KY 639, and downed several trees.  Trees were felled onto a farmhouse and a SUV just north of the silo, destroying the SUV and doing extensive damage to the home.  Minor damage was sustained east of KY 639 to several outbuildings.

April 11, 2008
Counties:  Clinton
EF-scale:  EF1
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  150 yards
Path length:  0.5 miles
Time:  11:41am CST to 11:42am CST
Notes: Four utility poles were snapped along US 127 near Snow, as were several large diameter trees in a narrow path on a wooded hill to the east of the highway.

April 11, 2008
Counties:  Clinton
EF-scale:  EF2
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  300 yards
Path length:  3.1 miles
Time:  11:44am CST to 11:47am CST
Notes: Several homes and outbuildings were damaged between Cartwright and Narvel.  Scores of trees were downed, along with power lines.  A witness at the end of this tornado's path reported seeing two tornadoes on the ground simultaneously, as the fourth tornado produced by this supercell touched down about a quarter mile north of the ending point of this one.

April 11, 2008
Counties:  Clinton
EF-scale:  EF2
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  300 yards
Path length:  1.4 miles
Time:  11:46am CST to 11:50am CST
Notes: This tornado hit several residences in a rural subdivision along Pleasure Ridge Road.  After moving through uninhabited hillside for a mile, uprooting and snapping trees in a near quarter mile wide path, the tornado tore off the roof of a ranch-style brick home and destroyed its nearby outbuildings.  Continuing along and parallel to Pleasure Ridge Road, the tornado destroyed a mobile home and barn in its path, and heavily damaged at least three other homes before exiting the county.