Images from Monday’s tornado path show widespread damage for Kentucky small town
Published 6:05 am Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Images posted on social media show the widespread damage to businesses and homes caused by a tornado that hit a small Kentucky town Monday.
The National Weather Service of Louisville confirmed Monday afternoon an EF-1 tornado came through Tompkinsville located about 90 miles northeast of Nashville.
This is video shot by Chad Comer showing a tornado in Tompkinsville, Ky. this morning. “Significant damage” has been reported all over the city with trees and powerlines down. No reports of injuries. pic.twitter.com/Xn6SbvACxw
— Josh Breslow (@JoshBreslowWKRN) May 3, 2021
EF-1 tornado causes damage in Tompkinsville https://t.co/7bSDqKDkaP
— WYMT (@WYMT) May 4, 2021
— Jackie DelPilar FOX17 (@jsdelpilar) May 3, 2021
— Bradley (@AspiringZEDS) May 3, 2021
Drone footage overlooking some of the damage from an EF-1 tornado (90 MPH winds) that hit Tompkinsville, Kentucky, this morning! #kywx
— Joshua Claussen (@StormyClaussen) May 3, 2021
More Tompkinsville damage. Keep in mind, there wasn’t a tornado warning on this storm as it moved through Tville, so it’s not unusual that residents didn’t hear a siren. https://t.co/1hwLLGJJw2
— Hannah Strong (@WxStrong) May 3, 2021