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Photo by Melanie Wells
This barn on Earl Jones Road was leveled as a result of the EF-1 tornado that moved through the area on Friday, June 23.
Cindy spins up a tornado

A tornado was confirmed in LaRue County after the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy moved across the state on Friday, June 23.

LaRue County Emergency Management Director, Dennis Wells, said that officials with the National Weather Service came with him to view the damage of the storm and they confirmed it was an EF-1 tornado on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, which is a tornado listed as having moderate damage and wind speeds from 86 to 110 mph. The scale rates tornadoes on a scale of wind speeds, damage caused and other data.

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