2 EF-2 tornadoes confirmed, trail of damage discovered in parts of Tenn., Ky.


This powerful line of storms is blamed for at least two deaths, including an elderly woman trapped when her Logan County home was hit by a tornado.

79-year-old Dallas Jane Combs was inside the home when it collapsed on her. Combs was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say Combs’ husband was outside and was not seriously injured.

A man in northeast Arkansas was killed after high winds topped a trailer home. Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller said Albert Foster died Saturday night after the home was blown into a pond.

In Hopkinsville, Ky, where the National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-2 tornado touched down, the Eagle Crossing Apartments had to be evacuated due to damage. More than 150 people were displaced.

About 50 miles away, the weather service said the roof was blown off a hotel in Osceola, about 160 miles north of Memphis, Tennessee.

A man inside the Rodeway Inn motel was injured when he said a piece of debris fell on him. He is expected to be okay.

In Henry County, Tennessee a large chunk of roadway was washed away. The massive sinkhole is located just north of Paris on Guthrie Road.

The Henry County Sheriff says the road, which is near Thompson Creek, will be closed until repairs can be made.

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