Tornado WATCH for Northern Kentucky; Paducah Hit

Multiple Northern Kentucky counties are under a Tornado Watch until 5 p.m. Thursday, the National Weather Service announced.

The watch comes as an apparent tornado touched down in Paducah, in western Kentucky. 

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The NWS's tornado watch was issued for many counties across Kentucky.

The Northern Kentucky counties impacted are Boone, Campbell, Gallatin, and Kenton.

In addition to the tornado watch, there is also a wind advisory for Northern Kentucky.

Wind gusts could reach up to 55 miles per hour, and regular winds out of the south could blow at around 25 to 35 miles per hour.

-Staff report