Franklin County

State capitals are not immune to tornadoes as this one ripped right through downtown Frankfort on April 20th, 2011:

Event:  EF0 tornado
Begin time:  1:28am EDT
End time:  1:33am EDT
Begin point:  1.6 miles southwest of Frankfort
End point:  3.25 miles east of Frankfort
Wind speed:  70 mph
Path length:  4.7 miles
Path width:  30 yards
Injuries:  0
Fatalities:  0

The tornado damaged several trees and knocked shingles off of houses.  The most significant damage was found near the Frankfort Cemetery and the State Capitol. 

The following photos were taken by a NWS Storm Survey Team.

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