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Fourth Wednesday tornado confirmed in Meade County

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MEADE COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – The National Weather Service has confirmed that a fourth tornado touched down in the WAVE 3 viewing area on Wednesday.

NWS data shows that an EF0 tornado hit Meade County near the Rock Haven community.

In addition, the path of the tornado that struck Harrison County, IN on Wednesday has been extended into Jefferson County, KY to include northwest sections of Valley Station. That tornado also was classified as an EF0 tornado.

A third EF0 twister touched down 7.6 miles southwest of Bradfordsville, KY in Marion County with wind speeds topping 80 miles per hour. It caused a path of damage 100 yards long and 50 yards wide. A woman and her seven-year-old son were injured when the tornado damaged their mobile home.

The strongest tornado to hit Kentuckiana on Wednesday was an EF1 tornado that touched down 3.1 miles north of West Baden Springs, IN in Orange County. Wind speeds topped 95 miles per hour. The twister's path covered an area 400 yards long by 75 yards wide. The tornado toppled several trees, badly damaged a roof and pulled the porch off a home.

The Marion County storm was the only one of the four tornadoes in which injuries were reported.

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