Preliminary Storm Reports
Reports below are preliminary. Official post-storm summaries can be found in the Storm Data Publication.

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Friday, March 2, 2012
Time Event Location County/State Remarks/Source
7:53 AM
03/02/2012
0.75 in. Hail Island City Owsley, KY
DIME SIZED HAIL COVERING THE GROUND.
From: CO-OP OBSERVER
8:30 AM
03/02/2012
0.50 in. Hail 3 N Manchester Clay, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
1:00 PM
03/02/2012
Flood 1 SE Calvin Bell, KY
TWO FEET OF FLOWING WATER OF HWY 1344.
From: EMERGENCY MNGR
1:00 PM
03/02/2012
Flood Middlesboro Bell, KY
HWY 25E UNDER 6 INCHES OF WATER COMING INTO MIDDLESBORO.
From: EMERGENCY MNGR
5:20 PM
03/02/2012
1.25 in. Hail 2 N Clay City Powell, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
5:20 PM
03/02/2012
1.25 in. Hail Clay City Powell, KY
HAIL RANGING FROM DIME TO HALF DOLLAR SIZE COVERING THE GROUND, APPROXIMATELY 2.5 MILES NORHT ON ROUTE 11 TOWARDS MT STERLING.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
5:23 PM
03/02/2012
Tornado Wellington Menifee, KY
HOUSES DAMAGED IN WELLINGTON. GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL ALSO REPORTED.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
5:28 PM
03/02/2012
1 in. Hail 2 SE Mount Sterling Montgomery, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
5:30 PM
03/02/2012
0.75 in. Hail Hollyhill Mccreary, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
5:30 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage 1 W Morehead Rowan, KY
LARGE TREES DOWN...GUTTERS RIPPED AWAY FROM HOUSES...FENCE LAID OVER AND ALSO A PORCH DAMAGED ON A HOUSE.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
5:32 PM
03/02/2012
1.75 in. Hail Means Menifee, KY
From: EMERGENCY MNGR
5:35 PM
03/02/2012
1.25 in. Hail 2 E Jeffersonville Montgomery, KY
HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL WAS REPORTED.
From: PUBLIC
5:40 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Triplett Rowan, KY
BARN DESTROYED FROM WIND DAMAGE.
From: 911 CALL CENTER
5:40 PM
03/02/2012
1.75 in. Hail Sharpsburg Bath, KY
GOLFBALL SIZED HAIL REPORTED NEAR OLYMPIA...BETHEL AND SHARPSBURG.
From: 911 CALL CENTER
5:40 PM
03/02/2012
1.75 in. Hail Frenchburg Menifee, KY
GOLFBALL SIZE HAIL WAS REPORTED.
From: 911 CALL CENTER
5:41 PM
03/02/2012
1.75 in. Hail Frenchburg Menifee, KY
GOLFBALL SIZE HAIL COVERING THE GROUND
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
5:43 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Stearns Mccreary, KY
TREES AND LINES DOWN WITH WIND ESTIMATED AT 65 MPH
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
5:43 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Marshes Siding Mccreary, KY
TREES WIRE LINES DOWN IN STREARNS, 65 MPH GUST AT MARSHES SIDING.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
5:44 PM
03/02/2012
Tornado 1 SE Frenchburg Menifee, KY
TORNADO WAS REPORTED ON THE GROUND.
From: 911 CALL CENTER
5:48 PM
03/02/2012
1.75 in. Hail Wellington Menifee, KY
From: EMERGENCY MNGR
5:48 PM
03/02/2012
Tornado Wellington Menifee, KY
HOUSES DAMAGED FROM TORNADO.
From: EMERGENCY MNGR
5:51 PM
03/02/2012
Funnel Cloud West Liberty Morgan, KY
PUBLIC REPORTED FUNNEL CLOUD NEAR WEST LIBERTY.
From: PUBLIC
5:55 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Judy Montgomery, KY
SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE IN THE JUDY AREA.
From: EMERGENCY MNGR
5:56 PM
03/02/2012
Tornado West Liberty Morgan, KY
STATE POLICE REPORTS TORNADO ON THE GROUND JUST WEST OF WEST LIBERTY.
From: LAW ENFORCEMENT
5:58 PM
03/02/2012
Tornado West Liberty Morgan, KY
TORNADO ON THE GROUND IN WEST LIBERTY.
From: NWS EMPLOYEE
5:59 PM
03/02/2012
1 in. Hail 5 N Mount Sterling Montgomery, KY
From: AMATEUR RADIO
5:59 PM
03/02/2012
70 mph Thunderstorm Wind Gust 5 N Mount Sterling Montgomery, KY
From: AMATEUR RADIO
6:01 PM
03/02/2012
Tornado West Liberty Morgan, KY
SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE IN DOWNTOWN WEST LIBERTY. COURTHOUSE DAMAGED. PEOPLE TRAPPED IN DAMAGED BUILDINGS...WITH INJURIES.
From: LAW ENFORCEMENT
6:01 PM
03/02/2012
Tornado West Liberty Morgan, KY
THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF MULTIPLE INJURIES AND DEATHS.
From: EMERGENCY MNGR
6:01 PM
03/02/2012
Tornado West Liberty Morgan, KY
OFFICERS IN VEHICLE HIT BY TORNADO.
From: LAW ENFORCEMENT
6:10 PM
03/02/2012
1 in. Hail 2 S Cains Store Pulaski, KY
From: AMATEUR RADIO
6:10 PM
03/02/2012
1.75 in. Hail West Liberty Morgan, KY
EVENT OCCURRED BETWEEN 555 PM AND 610 PM.
From: PUBLIC
6:10 PM
03/02/2012
1.75 in. Hail 1 S Combs Estill, KY
From: PUBLIC
6:15 PM
03/02/2012
Tornado Crockett Morgan, KY
TORNADO ON GROUND. ALSO 3 INCH DIAMETER HAIL.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
6:20 PM
03/02/2012
1 in. Hail Frakes Bell, KY
SPOTTER REPORTS 1 INCH HAIL.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
6:21 PM
03/02/2012
60 mph Thunderstorm Wind Gust 4 W Morehead Rowan, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
6:40 PM
03/02/2012
1.75 in. Hail Science Hill Pulaski, KY
From: FIRE DEPT/RESCUE
6:42 PM
03/02/2012
1 in. Hail Blackmont Bell, KY
From: PUBLIC
6:45 PM
03/02/2012
1 in. Hail 2 S Cannel City Morgan, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
6:45 PM
03/02/2012
1.75 in. Hail Pulaski Pulaski, KY
From: FIRE DEPT/RESCUE
6:50 PM
03/02/2012
1 in. Hail Wallins Creek Harlan, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
6:56 PM
03/02/2012
1.75 in. Hail Wallins Creek Harlan, KY
From: PUBLIC
6:57 PM
03/02/2012
1 in. Hail Pongo Rockcastle, KY
From: FIRE DEPT/RESCUE
7:00 PM
03/02/2012
2 in. Hail Grays Knob Harlan, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
7:00 PM
03/02/2012
1 in. Hail 3 SSE Harlan Harlan, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
7:00 PM
03/02/2012
1.75 in. Hail Harlan Harlan, KY
STATE POLICE REPORTED GOLF BALL SIZED HAIL IN THE CITY OF HARLAN.
From: LAW ENFORCEMENT
7:02 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Hare Laurel, KY
SEMI FLIPPED OFF OF I-75 NORTH BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 46 AND 47...DAMAGE TO HOUSES SEEN JUST OFF OF THE INTERSTATE BEHIND THE FLIPPED SEMI.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
7:02 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Salyersville Magoffin, KY
ROOFS BLOWN OFF APARTMENT BUILDINGS.
From: AMATEUR RADIO
7:03 PM
03/02/2012
1 in. Hail Oil Springs Johnson, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
7:03 PM
03/02/2012
Funnel Cloud Ferguson Pulaski, KY
From: CO-OP OBSERVER
7:03 PM
03/02/2012
58 mph Thunderstorm Wind Gust 2 N Monticello Wayne, KY
From: AWOS
7:04 PM
03/02/2012
1.75 in. Hail Oil Springs Johnson, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
7:05 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Putney Harlan, KY
TREES DOWN ON HWY 522.
From: 911 CALL CENTER
7:05 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Pittsburg Laurel, KY
POWER POLES DOWN AT HWY 80 AND I-75 INTERCHANGE.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
7:10 PM
03/02/2012
Tornado Salyersville Magoffin, KY
ADVANCED AUTO ROOF RIPPED OFF. RESCUE SQUAD FLIPPED WITH ACTIVE POWER LINES ON UNIT. TORNADO ON THE GROUND.
From: LAW ENFORCEMENT
7:10 PM
03/02/2012
Tornado Wood Creek Lake Laurel, KY
NEAR LAUREL/ROCKCASTLE LINE...THE TORNADO WAS MOVING EAST.
From: LAW ENFORCEMENT
7:10 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage 1 N East Bernstadt Laurel, KY
MULTIPLE MOBILE HOMES DAMAGED ON LITTLE COUNTY ROAD.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
7:10 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Mcwhorter Laurel, KY
TREE DOWN ON VEHICLE.
From: FIRE DEPT/RESCUE
7:10 PM
03/02/2012
Funnel Cloud Wood Creek Lake Laurel, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
7:14 PM
03/02/2012
Tornado Bernstadt Laurel, KY
ON THE GROUND
From: 911 CALL CENTER
7:15 PM
03/02/2012
1 in. Hail Noetown Bell, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
7:15 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Paintsville Johnson, KY
ROOF DAMAGE TO THE PAINTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WAS REPORTED. TIME OF EVENT IS ESTIMATED FROM RADAR.
From: PUBLIC
7:15 PM
03/02/2012
1.75 in. Hail Paintsville Johnson, KY
From: AMATEUR RADIO
7:15 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Leander Johnson, KY
A DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME WAS REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN DESTROYED NEAR LEANDER. TIME OF EVENT IS ESTIMATED FROM RADAR.
From: PUBLIC
7:17 PM
03/02/2012
1.75 in. Hail Thelma Johnson, KY
HAIL UP TO GOLF BALL SIZE OCCURRED AND HAIL COVERED THE GROUND TO A DEPTH OF ABOUT TWO INCHES.
From: PUBLIC
7:17 PM
03/02/2012
2.75 in. Hail Lenarve Harlan, KY
From: FIRE DEPT/RESCUE
7:17 PM
03/02/2012
Tornado Livingston Rockcastle, KY
TORNADO BLEW TRUCK OFF ROAD NEAR THE 49 MILE MARKER 3 MILES NORTH OF THE ROCKCASTLE COUNTY LINE.
From: LAW ENFORCEMENT
7:20 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage West Van Lear Johnson, KY
10 TO 20 HOUSES AND A FORMER CHURCH WITH ROOFS BLOWN OFF ON A 3 MILE STRETCH OF RT 302.
From: AMATEUR RADIO
7:20 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Hagerhill Johnson, KY
HOUSE BLOWN ONTO ROAD BLOCKING HWY 825. TWO DIFFERENT APPARTMENT BUILDINGS CALLAPSED...ONE ONTO HWY 321 AND THE OTHER ON HWY 1428.
From: AMATEUR RADIO
7:23 PM
03/02/2012
2 in. Hail Grays Knob Harlan, KY
EVENT OCCURRED BETWEEN 708 AND 723 PM.
From: PUBLIC
7:26 PM
03/02/2012
1.75 in. Hail Paintsville Johnson, KY
From: AMATEUR RADIO
7:30 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Davella Martin, KY
TWO STORY BRICK BUILDING DAMAGED AND SEVERAL HUGE TREES DOWN.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
7:32 PM
03/02/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Debord Martin, KY
DAMAGE TO THE SECOND STORY OF A BRICK HOME. TIME OF EVENT WAS ESTIMATED FROM RADAR.
From: BROADCAST MEDIA
7:38 PM
03/02/2012
1 in. Hail Inez Martin, KY
From: EMERGENCY MNGR
7:39 PM
03/02/2012
1 in. Hail Inez Martin, KY
DISPATCH REPORTED QUARTER SIZED HAIL AND STRONG WINDS.
From: 911 CALL CENTER
8:25 PM
03/02/2012
1 in. Hail Middlesboro Bell, KY
QUARTER SIZED HAIL REPORTED WAS REPORTED BY THE PUBLIC
From: PUBLIC
8:40 PM
03/02/2012
1.25 in. Hail Middlesboro Bell, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
8:55 PM
03/02/2012
Flood 3 N Paintsville Johnson, KY
AN AMATEUR RADIO OPERATOR REPORTED SEVERAL PEOPLE TRAPPED BY FLOOD WATERS AT BROWN BRANCH.
From: AMATEUR RADIO


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