Barren County received storm damage in agricultural areas


BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) – Reports of serious damage after the storm had been additionally seen in Barren County.

Judge-Executive Michael Hale despatched WBKO some photos of the damage.

As of 5 P.M., Judge Hale mentioned 197 houses had been with out energy in Barren County. Their Emergency Management workforce is assessing who wants what, whether or not it’s medical wants or on a regular basis wants.

No accidents had been reported in Barren County after the extreme storm, in accordance with Hale.

Hale says loads of their damage comes from agricultural components of city, together with Hiseville, KY.

”I do know Legacy Barn was hit fairly arduous, they did have some small calves that had been trapped in some barns,” mentioned Judge-Executive Michael Hale. “You know, they ended up having about 30 volunteers to come up there. And that’s the resilience…Barren Countians. When Folks need things, they show up.”

Hale mentioned primarily based on the storm in December, it can take just a few days to evaluate the damage, because it took roughly 5 days for the National Weather Service to take a look at Barren.

“This is way too early from their last event that we had,” mentioned Hale. “And, you know, it’s very uncommon for this time of year. But again, I do appreciate the volunteers that have shown up to help. And, you know, again, our emergency management staff has worked diligently, also our transportation staff has been out trying to get these roads passable.”

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