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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 >

July 30, 2009
County: Allen
EF-scale:  EF1
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  200 yards
Path length:  1 mile
Time:  11:35 - 11:40pm CDT
Notes:  A small tornado touched down near the intersection of state routes 234 and 1533 near the northern tip of Allen County.  Most of the damage was to trees, and there was some minor structural damage to two farms.  Three track maps are available:  zoomed in (local view), zoomed out (regional view), and a satellite map with damage points plotted.