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EF-1 Tornado Confirmed In Louisville

Posted at 9:49 AM, Jun 27, 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18/WAVE 3) – The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down in Louisville on Tuesday.

Preliminary information from the damage survey in northeast Jefferson County indicated an EF-1 tornado with 88 mph winds. The survey is ongoing and crews with the weather service are still on scene.

Residents told WAVE 3 News that trees were ripped out of the ground and roofing was torn off in the Westport Road area of the city.

LEX 18 will update this story as more information is received.