Severe thunderstorms cause damage across Central and Eastern Kentucky
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Strong and severe thunderstorms produced strong winds that took down many trees across Central and Eastern Kentucky.
After a week of daily heavy downs pours the ground was soft and coupled with strong winds, it helped knock over trees. The National Weather Service reported trees blocking roads and falling on power lines.
Multiple trees were down along Furnace Rd. in Stanton at 3:24 p.m.
Around 3:27 p.m. trees were reported down in Ford, Spout Springs, and Rosslyn.
A tree was blocking Lansdown Dr. and Nantucket Dr. in Lexington around 4 p.m.
South of Sanford along Rt. 643 a tree was down around 4:18 p.m.
Along Rt. 1295 in Lancaster trees were down around 4:19 p.m.
Georgetown Rd. and McKinney Ave. was blocked by a tree in Midway around 4:48 p.m.
Multiple trees were reported blown in Bernstadt around 4:58 p.m.
Two trees were reported blocking roads in Versailles. One near Williams Ln. and Big Sink Rd at 5:02 p.m. Another one blocking Park St. and Rose Hill.
It was reported a tree was on a power line in near Nonesuch near Oregon Rd. and Hifner Rd. at 5:20 p.m.
In Perryville a tree was down on North Braggs and First St. at 5:55 p.m.
Trees were reported down in Jacktown near 6:26 p.m.