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Tornado Outbreak – March 2012

Last Friday, March 2, 2012, a large area of severe thunderstorms spawned strong tornadoes across the Ohio Valley and Southeast.  The storms were fatal, with 40 deaths reported across several states including Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio.  Following an active 2011 severe weather season, some are already wondering if the United States is in for another busy year.   Following the severe weather, a late season winter storm dropped several inches of snow on some of the hardest hit areas, complicating rescue and recovery efforts.

GR/DB

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