40 preschool students safe after Kentucky tornado

Posted at 6:29 AM, Mar 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-15 07:56:52-04

PADUCAH, Ky. (WTVF/CNN) — A State of Emergency remains in effect for multiple counties after a tornado was spotted in Paducah, Kentucky.

A preliminary report shows EF 2 damage in McCracken County. The tornado impacted about five square miles, including a preschool.

About 40 students were there at the time, but no one was hurt.

The twister destroyed at least three homes and damaged another half-dozen. The American Red Cross opened a shelter for families in need.

Kentucky State Police troopers said only one person got hurt during the storm.