Warmer weather spawns dangers


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FILE PHOTO / A Duke Energy employee cuts a tree that twisted and fell to the ground at the home of Beulah Scott when a tornado struck in Rockford in April 2012.


FILE PHOTO / A Duke Energy employee cuts a tree that twisted and fell to the ground at the home of Beulah Scott when a tornado struck in Rockford in April 2012.


Marie Harmon lost her home on New Ford Road on Seymour’s west side when a tornado raced across Jackson County in 1996.

The home was damaged again in another storm a few years later. The family rebuilt both times.

With all the snow and ice covering the ground, it’s hard to believe the official beginning of spring — and the start of severe spring and summer weather patterns that spawn tornadoes, floods and thunderstorms — is just a couple of weeks away.

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