Reports of severe storm damage throughout Kentucky, southern Indiana

Reports of severe storm damage throughout Kentucky, southern Indiana

Severe storms have moved out of the majority of the WLKY area, but a high wind warning remains in effect until 10 PM Friday. Interactive radar| Active weather alerts | School closures Power outages road conditions: Kentucky | INDIANA Two waves of rain and storms moved through the region on Friday. The first batch of storms left the area early Friday morning, and another returned in the afternoon. The group of storms that came in the late afternoon were severe. With a very strong wind field, the main threats from the storms were damaging straight-line winds and isolated tornadoes. There were several tornado warnings in the WLKY area, but no landfalls were reported. Wind speeds reached between 60 and 80 mph across the area. Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport reported wind gusts up to 79 mph. Watch a video of the wind conditions in the player below:For the Louisville metro area, the severe threat was from noon until about 2 p.m., with other areas under watch until about 3 p.m. The high wind threat continued until about 10 p.m. Friday before the high winds expired. Warning. WLKY received several reports of damage during the severe weather, including a downed light pole at GE Appliance Park. See pictures below. We also received reports of trees falling throughout southern Indiana and Kentucky due to the severe weather experienced. Additionally, LG&E reported power outages to more than 40,000 customers in Jefferson County and another 3,000 between Meade, Bullitt and Oldham counties. Overall, LG&E and KU report that approximately 190,000 customers are currently without power in Kentucky. Click here to see the outage map. Duke Energy in Indiana shows about 12,000 customers are currently without power. To check for power outages in Indiana, click here.

Severe storms have moved out of the majority of the WLKY area, but a high wind warning remains in effect until 10 PM Friday.

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Two waves of rain and storms moved through the region on Friday.

The first batch of storms left the area early Friday morning, and another returned in the afternoon. The group of storms that came in the late afternoon were severe.

With a very strong wind field, the main threats from the storms were damaging straight-line winds and isolated tornadoes. There were several tornado warnings in the WLKY area, but no landfalls were reported.

Wind speeds reached between 60 and 80 miles per hour across the area. Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport reported wind gusts up to 79 mph.

Watch a video of wind conditions in the player below:

For the Louisville metro area, the severe threat was from noon until about 2 p.m., with other areas under watch until about 3 p.m. The threat of high winds continued until around 10pm on Friday before the high wind warning expired.

WLKY received several reports of damage during the severe weather, including a downed light pole at GE Appliance Park. See pictures below.

Damage caused by storms and river roads

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We also received reports of trees falling in southern Indiana and Kentucky due to the severe weather that passed through them.

Additionally, LG&E reported power outages to more than 40,000 customers in Jefferson County and another 3,000 customers between Meade, Bullitt and Oldham counties.

In total, LG&E and KU reported that approximately 190,000 customers are currently without power in Kentucky. Click here to see the outage map.

Duke Energy in Indiana shows about 12,000 customers are currently without power. To check for power outages in Indiana, click here.

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