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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 >

April 3, 2007
County:  Taylor
EF-Scale:  EF0
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  25 yards
Path length:  1.3 miles (skipping)
Time:  8:01pm EDT
Notes:  This small tornado first destroyed a 2-car garage 0.4 miles south of KY 744 on Smith Chapel School Road.  It skipped northeast, damaging trees and two homes.  It lifted just north of KY 744.  Wind speeds were estimated around 85 mph.

April 3, 2007
Counties:  Casey
EF-scale:  EF1
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  200 yards
Path length:  13 miles (skipping)
Time:  8:23pm EDT
Notes:  The tornado touched down four miles northwest of Dunnville and skipped along ridgetops to the east-southeast, exiting Casey County at Mintonville.  The worst damage, near the upper bound of EF1 around 105 mph, was done to a well-constructed home west of Mintonville.