An ominous cloud meandered across the Pembroke sky/photo by Brittany May
A line of severe thunderstorms blew through Christian County Monday evening, bringing much-needed rain and some minor damage.
Dispatchers at the Christian County ECC say trees were blown down on Roaring Springs Road, Long Pond Road, Casky Lane, Bradshaw Road and utility lines were blown across Gary Lane. There were also significant power outages in Trigg County and more sporadic outages in Christian and other counties serviced by Pennyrile Rural Electric.
The only damage with injury reported in western Kentucky was at Kentucky Dam Village in Marshall County, where a tree was blown on to an occupied vehicle, though the driver thankfully only sustained minor injuries. A tree was also blown onto a vehicle in Cadiz, though no injuries were reported in that incident.
Trees and power lines were also reported down in the northwestern and downtown portions of Clarksville, with no one injured.
Some areas got more rain than others—with the “mesonet” site recording 81 hundredths of an inch in Cadiz and only a third of an inch at the landfill on Latham-Mount Zoar Road just north of Hopkinsville.
Princeton was the wet spot of the Pennyrile, recording over an inch and a half of the wet stuff.
Photo courtesy of Cadiz Police Facebook Page