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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 >

June 10, 1980
Counties:  Fayette
F-scale:  F0
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  30 yards
Path length:  3 miles (skipping)
Time:  4:00pm
Notes:  This tornado touched down in Lexington on Patterson Street and skipped to the east-southeast at 35mph, lifting near New Circle Road south of Winchester Road.  Numerous trees and power lines were blown down and windows were broken.