May 21-22, 2014 Severe Weather (Updated 1150 PM Thu for Damage Survey Maps)

Several clusters of thunderstorms pushed through the Ohio Valley beginning the evening of Wednesday, May 21st, lasting well into the morning hours on Thursday, May 22nd.  These storms produced quite a bit of hail, but the most widespread damage occured from strong, damaging wind gusts associated with bowing storms. 

NWS staff assessed the most extensive damage today, and details (including new damage maps) can be found here:  

Radcliff (Hardin County)

Hodgenville (LaRue County)

Campbellsville (Taylor County)

 

Below are some photos we've received of damage across the area:

Radcliff, KY (Credit: Doug Finlay):

   

Campbellsville, KY (Credit: Ronnie Dooley):

    

Hodgenville, KY:

    

This hail and wind occured across much of the Ohio Valley, from central Indiana all the way into eastern Kentucky and Ohio.  Here are the storm reports from across the nation:

 

If you'd like to see individual Local Storm Reports (LSRs) specifically for central Kentucky and southern Indiana, visit here.

 

 



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