After a long night of devastating storms, the severe threat is finally over. There is a band of rain trailing in the weather system that we are still tracking. Dry, colder weather will follow that system. Below are the highlights from overnight’s storms in order from most recent to oldest:4:48 A.M.The severe weather threat is starting to drop off for the WLKY viewing area.4:15 A.M.Gov. Beshear says more than 50 people likely died from the tornado that ripped through western Kentucky.3:09 A.M.I-65 closed in both directions near Outer Loop after power lines fell.2:26 A.M.NWS says there are reports of a large tornado in Bowling Green, reports of another in Taylorsville.There have been some reports that some cell phone towers have been knocked out, which could create communication issues.1:45 A.M.Supercell that weakened picks up again in counties south of Louisville.1:20 A.M.Heavy rains coming down in Louisville. Other waves of storms coming in with a cold front are still out to the west. They could be hours away.1 A.M.Tweeted by Gov. Andy Beshear: “Gov. Beshear has declared a state of emergency based on major tornado damage in multiple Western Kentucky counties. He has activated the @kentuckyguard and the @kystatepolice. The Governor will be providing an update with @KentuckyEM officials at 5 a.m. EST in Frankfort.” The deadly tornado in Arkansas moved into western Kentucky. INTERACTIVE RADAR | HOURLY FORECAST | POWER OUTAGES

After a long night of devastating storms, the severe threat is finally over. There is a band of rain trailing in the weather system that we are still tracking. Dry, colder weather will follow that system.

Below are the highlights from overnight’s storms in order from most recent to oldest:

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4:48 A.M.

The severe weather threat is starting to drop off for the WLKY viewing area.

4:15 A.M.

Gov. Beshear says more than 50 people likely died from the tornado that ripped through western Kentucky.

3:09 A.M.

I-65 closed in both directions near Outer Loop after power lines fell.

2:26 A.M.

NWS says there are reports of a large tornado in Bowling Green, reports of another in Taylorsville.

There have been some reports that some cell phone towers have been knocked out, which could create communication issues.

1:45 A.M.

Supercell that weakened picks up again in counties south of Louisville.

1:20 A.M.

Heavy rains coming down in Louisville. Other waves of storms coming in with a cold front are still out to the west. They could be hours away.

1 A.M.

Tweeted by Gov. Andy Beshear: “Gov. Beshear has declared a state of emergency based on major tornado damage in multiple Western Kentucky counties. He has activated the @kentuckyguard and the @kystatepolice. The Governor will be providing an update with @KentuckyEM officials at 5 a.m. EST in Frankfort.”

The deadly tornado in Arkansas moved into western Kentucky.


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