Video: National Guard in LaRue County to help rebuild

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by WHAS11 newsroom

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 1, 2012 at 4:54 AM

Updated Thursday, Mar 1 at 9:41 AM

Hodgenville, Ky. (WHAS11)- LaRue County is where the National Guard remains Thursday morning, trying to keep looters out and to help residents start to rebuild.

The National Weather Service reports an EF-2 tornado touched down in the downtown area.

With winds of up to 125 miles per hour, the storm tore through the Citizens Union Bank, then moved through a nearby neighborhood.

Another EF-1 twister formed west of Hodgenville.

In all, 19 homes were destroyed in LaRue County.

Emergency officials estimate clean up could take weeks.
 

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