Tornado confirmed in western Kentucky

The national weather service has confirmed that there was a tornado that touch down in western Kentucky.

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CORYDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The national weather service has confirmed a tornado touched down in western Kentucky.

They say it happened  7 miles north of Corydon, moving northeast at 65 mph.

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*Map valid as of 12 PM Noon.

Western Kentucky is under a tornado watch until 5 PM EDT. Counties include:

BALLARD              BOONE               BRECKINRIDGE

BULLITT              BUTLER              CALDWELL

CALLOWAY             CAMPBELL            CARLISLE

CARROLL              CHRISTIAN           CRITTENDEN

DAVIESS              EDMONSON            FULTON

GALLATIN             GRAVES              GRAYSON

HANCOCK              HARDIN              HENDERSON

HICKMAN              HOPKINS             JEFFERSON

KENTON               LIVINGSTON          LOGAN

LYON                 MARSHALL            MCCRACKEN

MCLEAN               MEADE               MUHLENBERG

OHIO                 OLDHAM              SIMPSON

TODD                 TRIGG               TRIMBLE

UNION                WARREN              WEBSTER

Much of central Kentucky remains under a wind advisory until 8 pm this evening.

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