Henderson County residents cleaning up EF-2 tornado damage
HENDERSON, Ky. (The Gleaner) — Residents in Kentucky are cleaning up after a tornado hit in Henderson County over the weekend. The Gleaner reports the Saturday tornado damaged homes and downed trees and electrical poles, but no injuries were reported. The National Weather Service office in Paducah says the tornado was an EF-2 with wind peaks of around 115 mhp and it stayed on the ground for 17 miles. According to the weather service, at least a dozen barns or outbuildings were damaged and one large barn was completely destroyed. Hundreds of trees were snapped or uprooted.