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NWS Confirms 2 More Tornadoes In Christian County, Ky.

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Posted at 8:05 AM, Feb 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-27 12:53:46-05

The National Weather Service in Paducah has confirmed three additional tornadoes in Kentucky, two of which impacted Christian County.     

NWS survey teams found that two EF-0 tornadoes moved though Christian County and an EF-1 tornado affected Graves and Calloway counties.

So far, nine tornadoes have been confirmed in Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky: 

  • Robertson County – 2
  • Montgomery County – 2
  • Logan County, Kentucky 
  • Christian County, Kentucky – 3
  • Warren County, Kentucky

Nearly 90 homes were damaged and eight structures were destroyed after tornadoes moved through Clarksville. The storms came with severe weather that hit Saturday afternoon and night. 

Volunteers with the American Red Cross responded to those in need and are helping them find housing and food until they can get back on their feet. Donate to the Red Cross here.

A GoFundMe account has also been set up for residents of Eagle Crossing in Hopkinsville. A second GoFundMe account was created for a family in Montgomery County, whose home was leveled by on EF-2 tornado.

Sky 5 was flying above the area the moment the family was able to pull their dog from the rubble.

*NewsChannel 5 does not assure that the money deposited to the account will be applied for the benefit of the persons named as beneficiaries. If you are considering a deposit to the account, you should consult your own advisers and otherwise proceed at your own risk.