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EF-1 Tornado Confirmed in Taylor County

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Saturday's severe weather was nothing to play around with. Strong winds outside of the line of thunderstorms were already causing damage to property, well before the line arrived. When the line arrived, thunderstorm wind gusts, combined with surface wind made for dangerous conditions.

The NWS has several confirmed tornadoes across the state. An EF-1 was confirmed in Ohio County, in Beaver Dam. A second was confirmed in Meade County, west of Ekron. Both resulted in one injury each.

A third EF-1 tornado was confirmed today in Taylor County. The funnel dropped down for about a minute a few miles north of Campbellsville around 6:00pm Saturday. Estimated winds reach 90-95 mph during the event and left a path 1.4 miles long and 50 yards wide. Damage was primarily to roofs and tree branches in it's path. No injuries were reported.

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