Damage first occurred with 70mph downburst winds west of Steadmantown Lane about a mile north of Frankfort with downed trees and barn damage. The tornado touched down near Elkhorn Creek where it downed many hardwood trees and traveled up a steep ridge. The tornado reached EF1 intensity at the top of the ridge where it blew down many trees. On Lucas Lane, two homes on the west side of the road sustained extensive roof damage, and five barns on the east side of the road were destroyed. The tornado continued to the northeast for another quarter mile through fields before it dissipated.
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Page updated: 03/16/2008