In 1987 - Lightning struck and killed three men playing golf on a course near Kingsport, Tennessee. The three men had sought shelter from the rain under a tall tree on a small hill. Showers and thunderstorms produced heavy rain in New Jersey, with 5.2 inches reported at Trenton State College.
In 1988 - Thunderstorms around Fort Worth, Texas, produced wind gusts to 76 miles per hour at Burleson, along with two inches of rain in thirty minutes.
1989 - Showers and thunderstorms produced locally heavy rain in the eastern U.S. Bowling Green, Kentucky, was soaked with 4.99 inches of rain during the morning hours, and up to ten inches of rain deluged Oconee County, South Carolina.