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Tornado tears through southwestern Ky.

LOGAN COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - They tore apart homes and even a farm! We're getting a closer look at just how much damage severe storms and at least one tornado caused in parts of southwestern Kentucky Monday afternoon.

The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Logan and Simpson Counties.

Logan and Simpson Counties near Bowling Green appear to be the hardest hit, especially the town of Adairville.

On Monday night, NWS officials confirmed that the damage is at least that of an EF2. They say Tuesday morning they will go back and assess the damage to make an absolute determination.

Viewers also sent in photos of the aftermath, showing homes ripped apart and debris covering roads and fields. Emergency management officials there say at least two homes are destroyed and four people received minor injuries. Many people took shelter and everyone made it out alive even though their things did not withstand the storm.

"I could actually physically see the tornado coming across the field directly toward the office and my mother's house. I saw it hit a secondary dwelling on the farm, and it just exploded," said Lee Robey, whose family farm was flattened in Logan County.

Over in Simpson County, a viewer sent video of a tornado as it moved through the area. In that county, there are no reports of damage or injuries from the storm. And just east of there, several downed trees blocked off streets in Green County. But the worst damage was reported in Logan County.


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