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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Over The Eastern U.S., Critical Fire Weather Likely Over The Southwest

A cold front will bring the threat for scattered strong to severe thunderstorms from the Mid Atlantic to New England into Saturday morning. Some of the storms could produce damaging winds and locally heavy rainfall. Dangerously hot and dry conditions will persist over the Desert Southwest this weekend. Critical fire weather conditions likely. Read More >

May 25, 2011
Counties:  Dubois
EF-Scale:  EF-2
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  100 yards
Path length:  2 miles
Time:  9:50pm EDT
Notes:  This tornado struck the southeast side of Huntingburg.

May 25, 2011
Counties:  Dubois
EF-Scale:  EF-1
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  60 yards
Path length:  1.9 miles
Time:  9:54pm EDT
Notes:  The tornado destroyed a shed when it touched down along North CR 200W west of Haysville.  It snapped trees as it moved east into Haysville.  One home was unroofed, at the corner of North Church Street and West Haysville Road.

May 25, 2011
Counties:  Orange
EF-Scale:  EF-2
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  230 yards
Path length:  4.7 miles
Time:  10:22pm EDT
Notes:  The tornado began along IN 37 where it uprooted and snapped several trees.  It expanded to its maximum width and strength about a mile into its path.  At that point it heavily damaged two brick homes and one wood frame home as well as destroying a wood barn (overturning the tractor inside) and two metal outbuildings.  The tornado continued to the northeast damaging another outbuilding and uprooting and snapping numerous trees before lifting.

May 25, 2011
Counties:  Orange, (Lawrence), Washington IN
EF-Scale:  EF-1
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  150 yards
Path length:  3.2 miles
Time:  10:28pm EDT
Notes:  After touching down and destroying a large wood barn the tornado moved to the northeast over farmland, snapping and uprooting numerous trees.  It continued through the extreme southeast corner of Lawrence County and entered Washington County before dissipating at Spangler Hill Road.

May 25, 2011
Counties:  Washington IN
EF-Scale:  EF-1
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  130 yards
Path length:  2.8 miles
Time:  10:31pm EDT
Notes:  This tornado snapped and uprooted numerous trees along its path and heavily damaged a metal outbuilding on North Spangler Hill Road before dissipating near the intersection of North Spangler Hill Road and North White River Road.