Wednesday tornado confirmed in Bullitt

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 DEATSVILLE - The National Weather Service in Louisville confirmed an EF-0 tornado in Bullitt County on Wednesday afternoon.

The event occurred between 2:23 and 2:27 p.m. Wednesday in a 1.5 mile area ranging from Lotus Rd. and Maraman Rd.

Damage reports included several downed or snapped trees, with one falling on a trampoline. Several shingles were removed from one house, while another experienced siding damage.

No one was injured during the event.

An EF-0 tornado is a weak system that is the lowest registered by the Enhanced Fujita Scale, with winds ranging in speed from 65-85 MPH.

NWS had issued a tornado watch for Bullitt County and surrounding areas for most of Wednesday afternoon and evening.

NWS thanked Bullitt County for their assistance in assessing storm damages.

Weather information is available at the NWS website, www.weather.gov.