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State's First 2013 Tornado Confirmed in Western Kentucky

Kentucky's first tornado of the year was confirmed over the weekend after a dangerous storm blew through the western part of the state. 


Officials in western Kentucky have reported damage to two churches, a grain silo and other structures after the tornado hit Saturday afternoon. 

There no reports of injuries or deaths associated with the storms.

In Livingston County, a gym at North Livingston Baptist Church was destroyed and a steeple blown off at Hampton Methodist Church.

Hickman County Sheriff Mark Green confirmed that a grain bin had fallen over in Clinton. 

Other counties reported minor damage and flooded roadways associated with this afternoons storms.

The National  Weather Service, along with local officials, inspected the impacted areas on Sunday to determine if it was straight line winds or a tornado.

Kentucky Emergency Management reminds Kentuckians to remain aware, alert, tuned to weather radios, local media broadcasts for weather updates and heed official advise!