On May 12 in weather history...

1886 - A tornado moved through Monon, Liberty, and Cass townships in White County.

1970 -- A tornado moved south-southeast for 15 miles from south of Ridgeville Corners to southeast of Holgate, Ohio.

2000 -- 60 mph thunderstorm winds four miles west of Beardstown (Pulaski County). Hail 1.75" in diameter at Argos (Marshall County) and two miles north of Atwood (Kosciusko County).

2002 -- Lightning struck a dairy barn in Wakarusa causing a fire that destroyed it. Seven horses and thirteen cows were killed. Flash flooding in Fayette caused three homes to be evacuated and one person to be rescued from a vehicle. US 20 was closed with water flowing over it.

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