Kentucky tornadoes News

More Tornadoes Hit Southeast, Cause Damage in Kentucky, Alabama

The National Weather Service has confirmed at least six tornados hit Alabama on Thursday. The National Weather Service in Birmingham on Saturday posted ongoing damage survey reports. The number of confirmed tornados could increase as survey crews finish reviewing suspected …

2 Tornadoes Knock Out Power for 20K People in Kentucky

The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes during severe storms in Kentucky that toppled trees and power lines. The weather service in Louisville says storms on Friday produced an EF-1 tornado in Hart County and an EF-0 tornado in …

Two Injured, Buildings Damaged by Tornadoes in Kentucky

The National Weather Service says two people were hurt in two moderate tornados in Kentucky. The weather service says both tornados touched down Saturday and were rated EF-1. The first happened shortly before 3:30 p.m. CST in Beaver Dam, Ohio …

Western Kentucky Suffers Damage from 2 Tornadoes

The National Weather Service says two tornadoes apparently hit far western Kentucky, where transportation officials say roads will reopen overnight. Meteorologist Jim Packett in Paducah says officials surveyed damage in Fulton County on Friday. The preliminary findings are that the …

National Weather Service Confirms 3 Tornadoes in Kentucky, West Virginia

Three tornadoes have been confirmed in eastern Kentucky and West Virginia from recent storms, the National Weather Service said Tuesday. After sending a team Tuesday to survey damage reports from Monday’s thunderstorms, the weather service determined an EF-2 tornado with …

Tornado Cleanup Underway in Kentucky

Business and home owners have begun cleaning up after severe storms spawned a tornado in western Kentucky and left at least 10 people with minor injuries. Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon said a campus with a local elementary, middle and …

3 Tornadoes Leave Behind Damage in Kentucky County

The National Weather Service says three tornadoes touched down in western Kentucky’s Christian County over the weekend when a severe storm passed through the area. The Kentucky New Era cited the National Weather Service in Paducah in reporting that an …

Rental Company Sues Kentucky County for Unpaid Bills from 2012 Tornado Recovery

An eastern Kentucky county ravaged by a 2012 tornado is being sued for nearly $1 million by a Lexington company that provided rented trailers, generators, all-terrain vehicles and other equipment after the deadly twister hit. Morgan County officials agree they …

Clinton to Honor Kentucky Tornado-Ravaged Town’s Rebuilding Effort

A rebuilding effort in an eastern Kentucky town devastated last year by tornadoes is getting some national recognition. WYMT-TV reported that former President Bill Clinton’s Clinton Global Initiative will recognize the Rebuilidng West Liberty project this week in Chicago. Much …

From Rubble to Renewal: Kentucky Town Responds to Last Year’s Tornado

Tax preparer Betty Helton no longer meets her customers at a park bench in this tornado-ravaged Appalachian town. Hungry customers are back ordering burgers and shakes at Freezer Fresh. A bank moved out of a grocery store and into its …