BRANDENBURG, Ky. (AP) – 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 County. The length of its path was 2 miles (3 kilometers) with peak winds estimated between 95 and 100 mph (150-160 kph). A person inside a shed suffered a minor head injury. Up to a dozen outbuildings were destroyed or heavily damaged.
Shortly after 4:30 p.m. EST another tornado near Guston in Meade County traveled nearly 2 miles with peak winds estimated between 100 and 105 mph (160-170 kph). A mobile home that had been anchored was destroyed after rolling several times. The homeowner inside crawled out afterward and suffered minor injuries.