National Weather Service Issue Tornado Warning for Henderson, KY; Union, KY

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a tornado warning for Henderson, KY; Union, KY starting on 2019/03/14 08:25. This event has already been observed and the event is categorized as ‘extreme.’

The best action to take according to NWS is to take shelter during this event. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

Map showing affected area for tornado warning
Map of affected area for tornado warning

Here is the full alert from The National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

  • Tornado Warning for:
    Southwestern Henderson County in northwestern Kentucky
    Northeastern Union County in northwestern Kentucky
  • Until 1100 AM CDT.
  • At 1025 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a
    tornado was located over Morganfield, moving northeast at 65 mph.

    HAZARD Tornado.

    SOURCE Radar indicated rotation.

    IMPACT Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
    shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
    Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
    damage is likely.

  • This dangerous storm will be near:
    Corydon around 1035 AM CDT.
    Evansville around 1050 AM CDT.

    Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include