On Saturday, another round if severe storms that authorities said could turn into tornadoes ripped through Kentucky. It also affected other areas in the southeast. This caused significant damage in some areas.
Many tornado-warned thunderstorms struck areas in Kentucky that had been damaged by the tornado outbreak of Dec. 10-11. This caused more than 100 deaths and more than 80 injuries.
Bowling Green was hit by a tornado warning storm that caused structural damage to a local furniture store. The Bowling Green government tweetedThere are parts of the city with structural damage and downed trees.
Hiseville in Kentucky, a small community, was also affected by severe weather. Fox News photos show extensive damage to powerlines and buildings. One car can be seen surrounded with fallen trees.
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Kyle Anthony, who lives near Hiseville told Fox News that some parts of the town are without electricity and that some areas have sustained damage.
“Power is out in the town. Grain silo collapsed. At a dairy farm, a barn collapsed. Roof damage. Anthony stated that power lines and trees were down.
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Campbellsville suffered numerous buildings and homes that were damaged. One photo shows a roof being completely torn off a house.
After the storms that hit Kentucky, Andy Beshear, Kentucky Governor, declared a state emergency.
“It’s devastating that we are seeing severe weather once again, just weeks after the deadly tornadoes struck Western Kentucky. Governor Beshear said that some counties were affected by both of these disasters. Beshear released a press statement. “We will continue to monitor weather conditions and provide updates as needed. Be safe, everyone!
According to the press release, Taylor County was hit by a possible tornado and “numerous homes” were damaged. Hopkinsville also had a tornado touchdown, which caused severe damage for businesses.
The press release also mentioned that flash flooding is also a problem throughout the state. Officials expect rainfall totals between 2 and 5 inches, which could complicate efforts to respond.
The tornadoes are the result of a severe weather outbreak that occurred between Dec. 10-11 and affected parts of Arkansas, Tennessee and Kentucky.
Source: Fox News