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The storm that struck the Tri-State on Monday was confirmed to have involved a tornado.
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WARSAW, Ky. -- The storm that struck the Tri-State on Monday was confirmed to have involved a tornado.
The National Weather Service said the tornado struck two miles southwest of Warsaw in Gallatin County.
The EF-0 tornado packed winds of about 80 mph and was about 200 yards wide. It formed about 7:40 p.m. and stretched for about half a mile.
No injuries were reported in connection to the storm.
The NWS filed a preliminary report on the storm after surveying damage to two docks and other buildings at Craigs Creek Lake.
Agents said they noticed several downed trees and limbs close to the docks on the western portion of the lake.
Other damage related to the storm was found closer to Warsaw on US Route 42. Officials said they determined that damage was caused by straight-line winds.
The NWS said the Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornados as the following:
EF-0: wind speeds of 65 to 85 mph EF-1: 86-110 mph EF-2: 111 to 135 mph EF-3: 136-165 mph EF-4: 166-200 mph EF-5: wind speeds greater than 200 mph