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Dangerous Heat in the Western U.S.; Flash Flooding Possible Across Portions of the South

High temperatures in the 90s to 100s and warm overnight temperatures will continue across parts of the Interior Northwest, central California, and the Great Basin. Thunderstorms and heavy rain may produce scattered flash flooding across much of the Southern Rockies into the Southwest, particularly over sensitive burn scars in New Mexico, and across the Southeast into the Carolinas. Read More >

May 28, 1996
Counties:  Harrison IN
F-scale:  F2
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Time:  3:55pm
Notes:  Storm Data says this tornado passed one mile south of New Middletown.

May 28, 1996
Counties:  Dubois
F-scale:  F0
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Time:  4:40pm
Notes:  Storm Data says this tornado struck the south side of Huntingburg.

May 28, 1996
Counties:  Jefferson KY, Bullitt, Spencer
F-scale:  F4
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Injuries:  10
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Time:  4:40pm
Noted discrepancies:  NCDC narrative does not match up with the lat/lons given for Jefferson County.
Notes:  Storm Data says this tornado formed four miles northwest of Brooks...hit Holsclaw Hill Road...Top Hill Road...near the I-65 Brooks exit...Pioneer Village...Hillview...the Northfield subdivision in Mount Washington...crossed KY 55...passed one and a half miles south of Taylorsville...near Taylorsville Lake Dam...ending just east of Little Mount.

May 28, 1996
Counties:  Anderson
F-scale:  F0
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Time:  5:53pm
Notes:  Storm Data mentions damage two miles southwest of Glensboro.

May 28, 1996
Counties:  Anderson, Woodford
F-scale:  F2
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Injuries:  1
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Time:  6:10pm
Noted discrepancies:  SPC has no entry for fatalities...NCDC lists zero...Storm Data lists one.
Notes:  Storm Data says this tornado formed near Fox Creek, moving south of Lawrenceburg...along KY 513 near the intersection of the Blue Grass Parkway and US 127...Gilbert's Creek Road...and Lillards Ferry Road in Woodford County.

May 28, 1996
Counties:  Barren
F-scale:  F0
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Time:  6:15pm
Notes:  Storm Data places this tornado in Lucas.

May 28, 1996
Counties:  Jessamine, Fayette
F-scale:  F0
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Time:  6:42pm
Noted discrepancies:  None

May 28, 1996
Counties:  Harrison KY
F-scale:  F0
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Time:  7:20pm
Noted discrepancies:  None

May 28, 1996
Counties:  Lincoln
F-scale:  F0
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Time:  8:35pm
Notes:  Storm Data says this tornado moved from McKinney to Crab Orchard.