NWS Louisville Photo Album:
Thunderstorms and Tornadoes 2012

Special page:  January 17 tornadoes

Special page:  Febraury 29 tornadoes

Special page:  March 2 tornadoes

Special page:  March 23 tornadoes

Special page:  April 28 Hail Storm

Special page:  July 19 storms

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Crawford County, Indiana The beginnings of a thunderstorm over Crawford County on March 23.  Wade Bell
Caneyville thundershower This photo was taken by Steven Townsend of Code 3 Images LLC on the morning of April 26.  The photo was shot looking southwest from Elizabethtown toward a small shower that was located in Grayson County northeast of Caneyville, 37 miles from the photographer.
Bowling Green April 30 A storm approaching Bowling Green April 30.  Steven Smith
Funnel near Madison, IN Shelf cloud engulfing Madison, Indiana Shelf cloud over Madison, Indiana These photos were taken in Madison, Indiana on May 1.  The first is probably low hanging clouds, and the other two are of a shelf cloud.  Courtney Buchanan/WHAS
Trimble County looking north towards Madison, Indiana This was taken in Trimble County on May 1, looking north toward Madison.  Jim Wilkins/WHAS
Paoli, Indiana Here's another picture from May 1, but this time near Paoli, Indiana.  Gary Fritz

 
Following is a series of photographs taken in Madison, IN on May 1 (forwarded to us by Reed Yadon of WHAS):

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Warren County May 4 2012 A small tree broken and blown downwind in Warren County on May 4.  Chris Allen/WBKO
Louisville May 29 2012 2 to 4 inches of rain in about three hours on May 29 brought flooding to the Louisville metro, as seen here on the University of Louisville campus.  Dennis Sullivan
Louisville May 29 2012 University of Louisville on May 29.  Kelsey Cole
Shelbyville May 29 A tornado?  No, likely a roll cloud moving out ahead of a thunderstorm.  Often roll clouds are at the leading edge of gusty winds.  This one was seen over Shelbyville on May 29.  Brooke Wegner
Meade County May 29 2012 Straight-line wind damage in Meade County on May 29.  Meade County Emergency Management
Locust Hill, KY May 31 2012 A shelf cloud about to bring gusty winds to Locust Hill in Breckinridge County on May 31.  Monty Webb/WHAS
Mt Washington KY May 31 2012 This shelf cloud brought 58mph winds to Mount Washington on May 31.  Michael Montgomery
Taylorsville May 31 2012 Here the May 31 shelf cloud moves into Spencer County.  Jeff Sarver
Frankfort May 31 2012 The May 31 shelf cloud crossed Frankfort with winds around 40 mph.  The storm that produced this cloud feature developed near Owensboro and moved east to just beyond Cynthiana.  James Sparks
Scott County hail Hail near Hardy Lake in Scott County, Indiana on July 1.  Jeanne Newton
Hail in Scott County IN Hail near Hardy Lake in Scott County, Indiana on July 1.  Jeanne Newton
Lightning in Crawford County July 2, 2012 Lightning in eastern Crawford County on July 2.  Wade Bell
Campbellsville July 27 2012 Trees down northwest of Campbellsville on July 27.  Sent to us by Monty Webb/WHAS
Palmyra July 27 2012 Impressive shelf cloud near Palmyra and July 27.  W9JBR
Spencer County July 27 2012 Spencer County on July 27.
Spencer County July 27 2012 Spencer County on July 27.
Spencer County July 27 2012 Spencer County on July 27.
Randy Baker Lightning over Louisville July 27.  Randy Baker
Randy Baker Lightning over Louisville July 27.  Randy Baker
cows struck dead by lightning A group of cows struck by lightning was killed instantly on August 3 near Irvington, KY.  John Betner
tree damage Tree damage between Anchorage and Pewee Valley from a squall line on September 5.  NWS
EKU flooding Flooding at Eastern Kentucky University as heavy storms moved through on September 5.  John Fritz
Lightning in Louisville Lightning in Louisville on September 7.  Randy Baker
New Albany Sep 7 2012 Squall line winds blew this tree down outside Slate Run Elementary School in New Albany on September 7.  John Belski/WAVE

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