(LEX 18) — A state of emergency was declared by Governor Andy Beshear in the wake of severe weather across much of the state this New Year's Day.
The damage spread across multiple counties, including a possible tornado touchdown in Madison County.
Video Courtesy of Claire Collins
According to Pike County Emergency Manager, Doug Tackett, Pike County experienced flooding at Big Creek, where several high water rescues were reported.
WHOP, a radio station out of Hopkinsville, KY shared images of extensive damage from another possible tornado.
Significant damage from a possible tornado on the east side of Hopkinsville in the East Ninth/Campbell St area. No immediate reports of significant injuries. @NWSPaducah pic.twitter.com/akIdPONmNi
— WHOP AM/FM (@WHOPradio) January 1, 2022