West Texas & Southeast New Mexico Weather Trivia
March 10 Weather Trivia
On this day 1986, a swarm of 19 tornadoes across parts of Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. 3 of the tornadoes in Indiana reached F3 intensity. A densely populated subdivision of southeast Lexington, Kentucky was heavily damaged by a tornado. 20 people were injured and 900 homes were damaged or demolished. A very strong thunderstorm downburst hit the Cincinnati area. At the Greater Cincinnati airport, windows were blown out of the control tower, injuring the 6 controllers on duty. At Newport, Kentucky, 120 uses were destroyed from winds estimated from 100 to 140 mph.
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