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Tracking Two Storms Crossing the U.S. with Rain, Snow and Gusty Winds

A storm gathering strength over Texas today will shift to the Mid-Atlantic through Tuesday night. Areas of freezing rain and heavy snow will spread from the central Plains east into the Mid-Atlantic and southern New England. Further south, areas of severe thunderstorms and heavy rain are possible from the southern Plains into the Ohio Valley. A Pacific storm will move into the Southwest Monday. Read More >

April 23, 1970
Counties:  Scott KY
F-scale:  F3
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  50 yards
Path length:  1/2 mile
Time:  4:20am
Grazulis narrative:  At Great Crossing, four miles west of Georgetown, a small tornado destroyed a home.  Another home was badly damaged, and several barns and outbuildings were blown down.
Noted discrepancies:  SPC and NCDC rank this as an F3...Grazulis gives it an F2.