Severe weather is pounding Shelby County as the National Weather Service has issued severe thunderstorm warning. A tornado watch continues.
The storm front sweeping across Kentucky has spawned tornadoes in the southern part of the state with reports of injuries at a plant in Hopkinsville. Trees are down, and there is severe lightning.
A high wind advisory continues for the county, with gusts in the 40 mph range or higher. And large damaging hail is a possibility, too.
Here is an update from the state office of emergency management.