Eastern Kentucky Weather

Tornado Confirmed in Pulaski County

After our continuous coverage on Friday afternoon... it looks like a tornado did touch down in Pulaski County. Plus... I have a nice forecast!

On Friday afternoon, the weather world went crazy! Numerous severe thunderstorm warnings and a few tornado warnings. It looks like the one issued for Pulaski County panned out. An EF-0 Tornado touched down in parts of the county.

...EF-0 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN PULASKI COUNTY...

A STORM SURVEY TEAM CONSISTING OF NWS EMPLOYEES HAS CONFIRMED THAT
AN EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN PULASKI COUNTY FRIDAY AFTERNOON NEAR
EUBANK. THE TORNADO FIRST TOUCHED DOWN ON ELLISON PULASKI ROAD NEAR
HIGHWAY 70 AND TRAVELED NORTHEAST A HALF MILE BEFORE EXITING INTO
LINCOLN COUNTY. MAXIMUM WINDS WERE DETERMINED TO BE UP TO 85 MPH
BASED ON THE DAMAGE SURVEYED. THERE WAS LIGHT STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO A
BARN ROOF AND NUMEROUS PINE TREES WERE UPROOTED AND SNAPPED OFF. THE
TORNADO WAS 50 YARDS AT ITS WIDEST POINT AND HAD AN EXACT PATH
LENGTH OF .55 MILES. THE TIME OF TOUCHDOWN IN PULASKI COUNTY WAS
DETERMINED BY RADAR AND EYEWITNESS REPORTS TO BE AT 3:16 PM AND THE
TORNADO TRAVELED NORTHEAST AND EXITED THE COUNTY AT 3:17 PM. SEE
SDFPNSLMK FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE TORNADO PATH THROUGH
LINCOLN COUNTY.

As for the rest of the forecast... Some rain will be left over on Tuesday. Then it's dry until Sunday! Highs near 70 or above both Friday & Saturday!

C-Ya Bye

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