Weather service confirms 3 tornadoes in Christian County

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The National Weather Service says three tornadoes touched down in western Kentucky’s Christian County over the weekend when a severe storm passed through the area.

The Kentucky New Era ( cited the National Weather Service in Paducah in reporting that an EF-2 tornado hit in northern Christian County on Sunday evening and two EF-0 tornadoes hit in other areas.

The weather service findings released Tuesday said most of the damage came from the EF-2 tornado. The twister destroyed 16 barns and damaged 10 others as well as two homes.

No injuries were reported from the storm.

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