EF-1 Tornado confirmed in McCreary County

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MCCREARY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) Yet another night-time tornado has hit the southeast in 2020. Thursday night's was just north of Whitley City, in McCreary County, Kentucky.

McCreary County Dispatch confirms there is storm damage in the county. An afternoon storm survey from NWS in Jackson found damage to numerous homes on Stephens Farm Road and Nelson Road. The meteorologists estimate the peak winds were 100 mph, which make this an EF-1 tornado.

There are reports of many power lines and trees in the road. Roads should be cleared by the morning drive.

Dispatch says everyone is okay and there are no injures reported at this time.

State highway crews are out with power companies to try to get the power back on.

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