Storm Damage Reported in Trigg, Christian County After Tuesday Morning Storms

Numerous reports of damage have come in following an early morning round of severe thunderstorms.

The event began shortly before 4:00 when a Tornado Warning was issued for Calloway County. Various sources report there is significant damage across the county, especially east and south of Murray. Most of the damage seems to be downed power lines, numerous trees knocked down, and even damage to homes and other structures.

Trigg County Emergency Manager David Bryant reports storage units near the Sinclair gas station at Canton were heavily damaged. Nearby boat shops and other businesses also sustained damage. Bryant also reported several trees down across the county.

Christian County Emergency Manager Randy Graham reports several downed trees, including Locust Grove Road, blocked by a tree. He adds a traffic light pole down in the area of Martin Luther King, Jr. Way and Fort Campbell Boulevard, but the road remains open. There is also flooding in various portions of the county.

There is also a power outage reported in Crofton and numerous outages reported by Pennyrile Electric, including over 1,300 customers without power in Trigg County near Canton.