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4/06/2007

Winds blow in big chill

Earth News
Kentucky, USA

Photo: A utility worker reached for his umbrella after securing a barrier tape near a storm-damaged home at Garvin Place and Bertrand Street in Louisville. (By Matt Stone, The Courier-Journal)

High on April 03 was 83, and a low of 28 is expected Friday night.

April 04, 2007
Storms tore through Tuesday, reminding many longtime residents of the prelude to the tornadoes that swept the region 33 years ago to the day. Those twisters claimed 126 lives in Kentucky and Indiana and devastated several Louisville neighborhoods. Thunderstorms toppled trees and power lines this time. Winds of more than 60 mph and large hail accompanied the storms. Tuesday's high was 83, while 28 is expected tonight. Rapid changes in the weather are not unusual for April, but it is UNUSUAL for the temperature changes to be so extreme.
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