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NWS Louisville: Sixth tornado touched down in Kentuckiana

Two of the confirmed tornadoes caused damage in Georgetown, Indiana.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The National Weather Service of Louisville has confirmed four additional tornadoes struck parts of Kentuckiana on Sunday, May 7.

That brings the total of confirmed tornadoes to six, after officials previously confirmed two EF-1 tornadoes caused damage in New Albany.

On Tuesday, NWS officials conducted a storm survey in rural Floyd County, Indiana. On Monday, NWS officials conducted two separate storm damage surveys in Jefferson County and Georgetown, Indiana.

The sixth tornado is a confirmed EF-1 with a max wind speed of 90 miles per hour in Floyd County.

The fifth tornado is a confirmed EF-0 with a max wind speed of 75 miles per hour in Shelby County. A video confirmed the brief tornado traveled between the Valero and Black and Decker buildings near Shelbyville.

One tornado in Georgetown was an EF-1 near Hamby Road and had peak wind speeds of 90 mph. 

The second tornado, an EF-0, touched down in the Brookstone neighborhood and had wind speeds of 80 mph.

The other two tornadoes were confirmed over the weekend after the severe weather. One struck near Indiana University Southeast and the other touched down just 11 miles south of Grant Line Road.

Officials confirmed one of the EF-1 tornadoes in New Albany actually crossed the Ohio River and caused damage in Jefferson County near Lake Dreamland. It had an estimated peak winds of 100 mph.

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