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Storms leave thousands without power in Ky.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - As of 8:20 p.m. more than 11,000 LG & E customers are still without power from the storms that hit early Sunday morning.

Forecasters say at least two tornadoes touched down in Kentucky and severe thunderstorms carrying high winds and lightning downed trees and power lines, knocking out electricity for 38,000 customers at one point.

The weather system moved through Sunday morning. The National Weather Service says the two tornadoes were in Harned about 50 miles southwest of Louisville. One packed winds over 100 mph.

WAVE-TV reports that winds were strong enough to lift a barn off its foundation and move it several feet.

A portion of an outer wall at Breckinridge County High School was ripped off and some homes were damaged.

Emergency management officials say no one was injured.

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