2000-2009: A decade of wild weather
From record fall tornadoes to an historic ice storm, and from a record harsh April freeze to record summer heat...this decade saw just about every extreme. Below are some of the records that were observed in the past ten years:
In coming weeks, a more detailed review of the decade will include events that did not set records. Examples include the F-4 tornado in Massac, Pulaski, and Pope Counties in May of 2003 and the remnants of Hurricane Ike in September of 2008.