Clean up to continue this morning from damaging tornado
Clean up will continue this morning for those hit by yesterday’s damaging storms.
At least 10 people were injured in the storm. Several homes and businesses were also leveled.
The National Weather Service has so far confirmed at least one tornado.
They say it started on Lewis Road, south of Fancy Farm, and went at least to the Marshall County line.
That is where the National Weather Service had to stop its assessments last night because it got dark. The tornado may have gone farther. We will know more when the assessment picks up again this morning.
Rick Shanklin with the National Weather Service says preliminary storm assessments put the tornado at an EF 2. An EF 2 tornado has winds up to 135 miles per hour.
You can help the people impacted by the storms by donating to the Red Cross. You can donate online by clicking here, or calling 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767). You can make sure your donation goes to help local families by asking the money be put towards the local Red Cross chapter.
A shelter has also been set up at the First Baptist Church located at 118 West South Street in Mayfield, Kentucky for those who need it.