Severe Storms Damage Bluegrass Region

People across the entire state of Kentucky are picking up the pieces Wednesday morning after a squall line brought tornadoes, high winds, heavy rain and lightening overnight.

A confirmed tornado in Muhlenberg County killed three people in a mobile home park.

Also numerous schools are damaged including Central Hardin High School in Elizabethtown and Harlowe Elementary in Harrodsburg.

Much of the severe damage is being reported near downtown Harrodsburg.

Parts of Lexington are also damaged. There are reports of trees in the roads and power lines down across town. Widespread home damage is reported on American Avenue off Waller.

Damage On The UK Campus
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  • by Mery Lou on Feb 7, 2008 at 10:30 AM
    tank u Fred, u be a angle. My prairs be wit u and yourns two :) We ain't got much of nuttin but leest we gots each utha.
  • by Fred Location: Lexington on Feb 6, 2008 at 06:25 PM
    Mery Lou, mi prairs is wit you an' yur little 'uns!
  • by Mery Lou on Feb 6, 2008 at 12:07 PM
    We done had some bad stirms last nite that messd a bunch of stuff up. mY dog wuz scared and kipt barking all nite. My kidz was scared two and ain't liked to slept all nite. It wuz terrybil
  • by Wilhemakeit Location: Lexington on Feb 6, 2008 at 11:00 AM
    Where is the story about the Crowne Plaza - Campbell House? About a third of the roof was blown off last night with dozens of cars damaged. There is water damage in many areas of the hotel. There was damage in several ares of Mason Headley and Parkside. The low areas of the golf are flooded. Trees are down in several areas.
  • by Fred Location: Lexington on Feb 6, 2008 at 10:41 AM
    Will this also hurt UK's chances of obtaining "top 20" status?


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