Two Tornadoes Confirmed in Last Wednesday’s Storms

Two Tornadoes Confirmed in Last Wednesday’s Storms

Paducah, KY — The National Weather Service is confirming that two tornadoes touched down in the listening area during last Wednesday’s round of severe weather. According to the NWS, an EF-1 tornado was reported about 4 miles west of Pinckneyville with wind speeds reaching around 95 mph. An EF-0 tornado was also confirmed about 1 mile east of Ava with winds moving up to 75 mph. There are reports of badly damaged homes and downed power lines; however no injuries are being reported as a result of Wednesday’s storm.