Tornado Warnings expire for part of Eastern Kentucky

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Published: May. 16, 2023 at 5:02 PM EDT
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UPDATE 5/16/23 @ 5:35 p.m.

PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) - A Tornado Warning was issued Tuesday evening for part of Pike County, Kentucky, including the Phelps area.

The storm was moving east around 30 mph. Up to quarter-size hail is possible in the affected areas.

The warning was expected to expire at 5:45 p.m.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest.


EASTERN KENTUCKY (WSAZ) - A Tornado Warning was temporarily issued Tuesday evening for parts of eastern Kentucky, according to the National Weather Service.

It was issued until 5:15 p.m. for parts of Floyd, Johnson and Magoffin counties.

The NWS said a severe thunderstorm capable of spawning a tornado was located over Hendricks, or near Salyersville, and moving east at 25 mph.

Up to quarter-size hail was expected in parts of the affected areas.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest.