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NWS Survey: EF-2 tornado destroyed church in Livingston County

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LIVINGSTON COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

According to a storm survey by the National Weather Service in Paducah it was an EF-2 tornado that hit Hampton, Kentucky Saturday in Livingston County destroying a church.

Officials say the twister began on southwest side of town and traveled northeast along Highway 838 ending 1.5 miles northeast of town, with a path length of 1.75 miles and width of 175 yards.

The sanctuary of one church collapsed, while a second church had steeple blown off and some shingle damage. A few homes received shingle damage.

Several trees were blown down and/or snapped.

Look for more on this story Sunday night on Heartland News and on kfvs12.com.

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